YUBA COUNTY, Calif. — Update: 10/12/19 6:00 p.m.

The case remains under investigation.

Original story:

An off-duty Yuba County Sheriff's Deputy shot and killed an intruder attempting to break into the his home, the sheriff's department confirmed in a press release Friday morning.

According to the Yuba County Sheriff's Department, the incident happened around 11 p.m. Thursday, October 10, in the deputy's home in Challenge, Calif. — a small town about 26 miles east of Oroville.

According to department spokesperson Leslie Carbah, the deputy called 911 before the shooting. The sheriff's department said that the deputy used his service weapon in the shooting.

Sheriff's deputies responded to the home after the shooting, where they pronounced the alleged intruder dead at the scene. The identity of the alleged intruder has not yet been released.

ABC10 will update this developing story with updates as new information becomes available.

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