Man shot, killed after allegedly breaking into Norman home is identified
NORMAN, Okla. – Authorities have identified a man who was shot and killed after allegedly breaking into a Norman family’s home.
Around 6 a.m. on Dec. 31, officers were called to a home in the 1800 block of Virginia St. on a reported shooting.
When police arrived at the home, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.
Investigators say the homeowners found 45-year-old Leonard Dewayne Cole holding a gun inside the residence. The homeowners said Cole did not have permission to be inside the home and a scuffle started with one of the residents.
While one of the homeowners was struggling with Cole, the other grabbed a gun and shot him.
Cole was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died from his injuries.
So far, no charges have been filed in the case.