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      Columbia man shot and killed by homeowner in Anderson

      Columbia man shot and killed by homeowner in Anderson

      COLUMBIA (WACH) - A Columbia man is shot and killed by a homeowner in Anderson reporting someone was trying to break in his house.

      The homeowner first called 911 to report a prowler around 2:00AM Sunday. Before deputies arrived, the homeowner called 911 again to say he shot the intruder.

      The man killed has been identified as 28-year-old Leandus Pickens of Columbia. Police say say someone in the home knew him.

      No charges have been filed, and authorities continue to investigate.

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