SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Springfield police continue to investigate an early morning shooting death.

Authorities were sent to a home in the 3200 block of West Madison shortly after 1:30 this morning. The original call was for someone attempting to break into a home. Before authorities arrived the suspect gained entry into the home, but was shot and killed by the homeowner.

The deceased male has been identified as Christopher A. Seitz, 36, from Springfield.

SPD says the homeowner has not been arrested.