According to our reporting partner at KWWL, a man involved in a home break-in in Monticello died after being shot by the person who lives there earlier this week.
According to a report from police, Jones County Dispatch received a call of an in-progress break-in at 309 South Sycamore. The call came in just before 2am on Wednesday (1/11) morning and a Monticello Police officer was dispatched to the scene.
Prior to law enforcement arrival, the homeowner armed himself with a firearm. The intruder gained access to the residence and confronted the homeowner. The homeowner fired the weapon at the intruder. The intruder, identified as 30-year-old Pattrick Michael O'Brine, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was transferred to the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner.