Investigators say they believe he was acting in self-defense, but it's still early in the investigation.Of course in a state that has a reasonable version of the Castle Doctrine, the fact that a home invader is in your home constitutes a threat. (Any criminal in my home is a threat.)
The intruder was identified as Erroll Royal. Royal died at an Augusta hospital a shot time after the shooting.
Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0. [Hat tip Cramer's Civ. Gun Def. Blog]