A man shot and killed a burglar breaking into his home Thursday afternoon, police say.

A report from the Schertz Police Department says that they were called to a residence at the 4000 block of Brook Hollow Drive around 2:15 pm for a reported violent disturbance. When they arrived at the scene, they found that a man had been shot several times. The victim was transported to SAMMC, where he was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival.

Throughout the course of their investigation, police say they discovered that the victim of the shooting had broken into the residence. He was also armed with a handgun.

The occupant of the residence had shot the victim several times, according to the report. Police are continuing to conduct their investigation.