One dead, one wounded after homeowner interrupts burglary

4 years 10 months 4 weeks ago Sunday, March 22 2015 Mar 22, 2015 Sunday, March 22, 2015 9:35:16 AM CDT March 22, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

INDEPENDENCE (AP) - Independence police say a robber has died and a homeowner has been wounded after interrupting a burglary.

The Kansas City Star reports that the two men were rushed to hospitals late Friday and that the intruder died about an hour later. Police spokesman Tom Gentry says the homeowner was listed in serious condition Saturday night.

Police said two gunshots were fired when the homeowner arrived home and found the burglar inside. Police have not released either man's name.

 

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