Police: Washington homeowner shoots kills burglar
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot and killed while breaking into a home in Vancouver, Washington.
KOIN reports that police responded about 10:20 p.m. Thursday. Police said they got reports that an unknown man broke into a family’s home while they were inside. The homeowner confronted the suspected burglar with a gun — eventually shooting and killing him.
The suspected burglar was pronounced dead at the scene. The homeowner and his family were not injured.
An investigation continues.
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