Springfield police: Would-be burglar shot dead by homeowner

1 year 10 months 1 week ago Wednesday, December 07 2016 Dec 7, 2016 Wednesday, December 07, 2016 10:49:15 AM CST December 07, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

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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