According to police, a woman in the home fatally shot a man who was suspected of creeping and peeping outside the residence in North Houston, Texas.
In the 8900 blocks of Irvington, near Hardy Toll Road, it happened around 11 p.m.
When the woman called the police, she said she saw the man peeping through her bedroom window. On the verge of this, she grabbed her rifle and opened fire on the house.
The suspected peeping Tom took off running but collapsed and died near the house.
Investigators said the woman believed she was in danger and opened fire in self-defense.
According to police, it appeared that the woman did not know the man who snooped around her home.
The identity of the suspect was unknown.