Man Shoots Another Man Allegedly Hiding In His Home

Published: Sep. 4, 2010 at 4:37 PM EDT
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BOYNTON BEACH, FL (WFLX) --- A Boynton Beach man shot another man he found hiding in his house early Saturday morning on Northwest First Street.

Police were called to the house around 12:30 a.m., and found 20-year-old Eddie Weal with multiple gunshot wounds.

While investigating the call, 27-year-old Anthony Cole arrived at the scene and told police that he shot someone who was hiding in his house.

Cole gave police the firearm he used to shoot Weal and is cooperating with the investigation.

Detectives said it appears at this time that Cole used deadly force in response to an imminent threat to his life within his residence.

Weal was taken to Delray Medical Center.

His injuries are not life-threatening.

The investigation continues. There is no other information available at this time.