A security guard engaged an intruder in a shootout Saturday night, and the intruder died. The security guard suffered bullet wounds to the stomach, said the Judicial Investigating organization.
The scene was in the upscale Villas de Ayarco in Curridabat. The dead man who is believed to be about 25, has not yet been identified.
The security guard, identified by the last name of Moreno, is 34. He was in Hospital Calderón Guardia. Judicial agents said that the guard confronted the intruder when two men entered a home in the subdivision. A second man fled, agents said.