Spartanburg County deputies said they are investigating a home invasion that led to a fatal shooting at a home in Wellford.
Investigators later learned that two armed intruders broke into the home, where one of them put a gun to the female resident's head, according to the deputy's report.Deputies said they received a 911 call at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday about a burglary in progress at a home on Tanglewood Road.
The woman said she was listening to music on her iPad and watching TV when she felt something cold and metallic against her head and turned to see the robber, deputies said.
One of the men then got into a physical altercation with woman's husband, according to deputies. Lt. Tony Ivey with the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office said during the altercation, the suspect dropped his gun then took off running, which the male resident picked up.
The other intruder then fired shots at the homeowner who returned fire, deputies said. Ivey said at least one of the suspects was shot. He was found dead in the driveway with a gunshot wound to his face, Ivey said.
Deputies said the second burglar ran away and search dogs were brought in to find him but did not locate him.