CLEVELAND -- The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has identified a man shot by a homeowner during a home invasion robbery this morning.
Police were called just after midnight to the home on East 178th.
According to the police, the homeowner and a woman were leaving the house and were getting into the homeowner's car when they were approached by two men wearing masks.
One of the men had a handgun and used it to pistol-whip the homeowner and then attempted to pull him from the vehicle. The homeowner managed to retrieve a gun from the car and shot the suspect several times.
The suspect died at the scene. He is identified as Waymone Williams, 23 with a last known address in Cleveland.
The homeowner was treated and released for a cut to the head.
The second suspect who was armed with a crowbar stole the woman victim's purse and ran away.