Police: Kansas burglary suspect shot dead by home occupant

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – Police say a person suspected of breaking into a Kansas City, Kansas, home has been fatally shot by the home’s occupant.

The Kansas City Star reports that the shooting happened around 1 a.m. Saturday, when someone called 911 to report the shooting.

Arriving officers found a male who had been shot at the home. He was declared dead at the scene.

Police spokesman Officer Jonathon Westbrook says a preliminary investigation seems to show that an occupant of the home confronted, then shot, a person suspected of breaking into the home. No charges were announced Saturday.

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