A former U.S. Army infantry team leader and military contractor died as he struggled with a Goldsboro (NC) homeowner for control of the gun that he pulled during a home invasion early Saturday morning.

A home invasion suspect was shot and killed after deputies said he broke into a home Saturday morning.

Deputies with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office identified the suspect as 32-year-old Jeremy Batson.

At approximately 4:15 am, Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the 200 block of Little River Drive for reports of a home invasion and shooting.

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