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Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Man shot during alleged home invasion in Dripping Springs faces felony burglary charge

A 25-year-old man shot by a homeowner during a home invasion Monday evening faces a felony burglary charge when he is released from the hospital.

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Intruder shot, killed by Belmont Street resident

San Marcos police are investigating the death of a 19-year old man early Sunday who was shot by a resident as he tried to enter the back door of a home in the 1300 block of Belmont...

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Luling teen indicted on capital murder charges for involvement in ‘Harry Potter’ home invasion

A 17-year-old Luling boy has been indicted with capital murder after a San Marcos homeowner shot and killed two of his alleged teenage accomplices in a failed drug heist Sept. 4.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Another resident shoots another intruder

San Marcos police are investigating a break-in at a home on Oscar Smith Drive in San Marcos Wednesday night that resulted in an intruder being shot by a resident of the home.