A homeowner shot and killed a man trying to break into a house early Wednesday morning in Springfield.
It happened in the 3200 block of West Madison.
Police say 911 got a call at 1:30 a.m. from someone inside the house who shot the intruder before officers could get there.
Officers say the homeowner grabbed a gun when he heard a noise.
Lieutenant Curt Ringgold confirms the man who was shot died early Wednesday morning.
Police identified him as Christopher A. Seitz, a 36-year-old male from Springfield.
This is Springfield's third homicide investigation this week.