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Police say man shot and killed in apparent burglary attempt

Posted: Monday, April 02, 2001

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A man was shot and killed early Monday in an apparent burglary attempt, Anchorage police say.

John DaSilva Jr., 27, was shot inside a home about 3:30 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

DaSilva apparently had entered the home through a broken window and was confronted by a resident who shot him, officers said.

No charges have been filed in the case. Police said they were continuing their investigation.



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