Springfield police: Would-be burglar shot dead by homeowner
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Police in southwestern Missouri's Springfield say a man was shot and killed while trying to burglarize a home.
Police say 42-year-old Charles Ingram of Springfield was fatally shot about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday night. Officers found Ingram wounded outside the home, and he later died at a hospital.
The homeowner's name was not released, and there was no immediate word about any charges.
Police did not release additional details as of mid-morning Wednesday.
An autopsy on Ingram was planned.
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