Resident shoots, kills two alleged burglars at Garland apartment

The Garland Police Department says two people were killed overnight in a shooting at the Woodlands at Preserve apartment complex.

Garland police officers responded to a reported burglary of an apartment residence with shots fired just after 2:30am this morning.

When officers arrived, they located an adult male deceased inside the apartment unit and a second adult male deceased outside the unit. Both were shot.

The apartment resident told investigators the two men forced entry into the apartment and began shooting at him. The apartment resident returned fire and shot both suspects.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.