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Police identify suspect killed by resident in Henderson home invasion

Police are investigating a deadly home invasion overnight in Henderson. (Source: WFIE via...
Police are investigating a deadly home invasion overnight in Henderson. (Source: WFIE via Google Earth)(WFIE via Google Earth)
Updated: Sep. 19, 2018 at 5:22 AM CDT
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HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) - The name of the suspect who died after being shot during a home invasion in Henderson has been identified.

According to police, it happened just after midnight Wednesday morning at an apartment on Wood Drive.

Police say the person who lives in the apartment, 27-year-old Zachary Pearson, heard a knock at the door and when they answered, several people rushed into the home.

We’re told one of the intruders shot Pearson.

Police say Pearson was able to make it down a hallway to get a gun and return fire, hitting one of the intruders, 29-year-old Demarco Bradley, of Evansville, multiple times. The other intruders ran away.

Bradley later died at the hospital.

Pearson is now at the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. Police say he is stable.

We’ll keep you updated.

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