Man charged in home invasion
Police filed charges against a man who they say broke into a home in Deerfield Beach.
Alex Benefield is charged with burglary, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, battery on a police officer, and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.
Police say Benefield broke into a home Tuesday morning after a shooting about a block away.
The homeowner tackled Benefield and held him until police arrived, witnesses say.
The Broward Sheriff's Office is investigating if the home invasion and shooting are related.