Police say a 23-year-old man told them he shot and killed a man who confronted him in his Raleigh apartment with a gun.
Investigators said Vincent Bellamy told them the man struck the gun in his face around 1:45 a.m. Saturday, but he was able to get to his own weapon and kill the intruder,
Police identified the dead man as 35-year-old Trevor Herne.
Bellamy called 911 after the shooting, and first told the operator he thought he had killed his roommate.
Police are still investigating the shooting and no charges have been filed.