The Dublin Police Department is investigating a January 1 fatal shooting that occurred around 11:30 pm in the 3400 block of Monaghan Street during a home invasion robbery.
Upon arrival, Dublin Police units located a 28-year-old female and a 28-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds. Medical personnel were requested to the scene, however, the female was deceased.
The male was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Dublin Police officers made contact with the resident of the home where the incident occurred and were told by the resident he was in bed when he woke up to banging on his front door. When he came to the door, he saw a female subject who he recognized as his ex-girlfriend. When he opened the door and was confronted by her and another male who was pointing a gun at him.
Police say the two subjects attempted to assault the resident and in self-defense the resident fired his own gun at the subjects as he fled out of the home and called police. The homeowner was not wounded during the exchange.
Police say this is an on-going investigation and are processing the scene for additional evidence.
No other information was released.