Grenada native identified as home intruder shot, killed in West Memphis

Source: WMC Action News 5

According to a report from WMC-TV in Memphis, Bernard Bullins was shot and killed in West Memphis, Arkansas.

Posted: Aug 1, 2019 4:05 PM

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (WTVA) - A home intruder was shot and killed in West Memphis, Arkansas, police told WMC-TV.

The shooting happened shortly before sunrise Thursday.

Police officers responded to the scene and found a man dead inside a home, the Memphis TV station reports.

A woman at the home told police she and her boyfriend were sleeping when they heard the front door being kicked in.

The boyfriend grabbed a gun and investigated the noise, WMC-TV reports. When the boyfriend saw a man in his apartment, the boyfriend shot the man twice in the chest.

Police determined the shooting was in self-defense and no charges will be filed.

The TV station reports the intruder was identified as Bernard Bullins, 26.

He was originally from Grenada, Mississippi.

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