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Homeowner Shoots And Kills Intruder During Home Invasion In Palmetto Beach, Tampa

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TAMPA, Fla. – A homeowner shot and killed a suspected burglar during a home invasion early Saturday morning in the Palmetto Beach community.

According to Tampa Police, officers responded to a residence on the 1300 block of South Bermuda Boulevard just before 4:20 am.

A resident reported that someone had broken into their home through a window and that they had shot the intruder after a confrontation.

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Upon arrival, officers found an adult male in his early 40s suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The homeowner remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators. Police say there is no threat to the public.

Further details, including the identity of the deceased and the homeowner’s name, will likely be released as the investigation progresses.pen_sparktunesharemore_vert

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