Relatives of Stephan Sergio Aceves held a vigil Sunday in front of the west Pasco house where he died last week.
Aceves, 28, allegedly was trying to enter the home on Savary Drive about 2:30 a.m. Friday and was shot by the homeowner.
The homeowner told a neighbor that he was awakened by someone trying to break down the door and that Aceves had lunged at him.
Relatives told KEPR-TV that Aceves, who’d been drinking, was in the neighborhood with family and may have become confused after stepping outside for a cigarette. He moved to Pasco about three months ago, the family members said.
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The Franklin County coroner scheduled an autopsy for Monday. The homeowner wasn’t arrested. Authorities said last week that the case will be sent to the Franklin County prosecutor for review.