SAN PEDRO (CBSLA.com) — A homeowner who shot an intruder was detained on Friday while authorities investigated the incident in San Pedro.

Shortly before 3 a.m., officers were sent to a home located in the 200 block of West 11th Street for report of a break-in and shooting, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Upon their arrival, authorities learned a homeowner shot an intruder in his head when he found him inside of the residence.

Paramedics transported the suspect to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in critical condition where he later died. His identity is being withheld pending family notification.

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Police have detained the homeowner while detectives investigated the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

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