• Man shoots, kills intruder who broke into his home through window

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    MOUNT OLIVER, Pa. - An intruder was shot and killed by the resident of a Mount Oliver home he broke into Thursday morning, police said.

    Investigators said the armed intruder got into the home on Sherman Street through a second-floor window, which he gained access to from a porch roof.

    Police and paramedics were called shortly after 5 a.m. and found the intruder with a single gunshot wound, officials said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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    The lone resident of the home was awakened when the intruder broke the window, according to authorities. The resident then walked out of his bedroom with a gun before encountering and shooting the intruder.

    The resident called 911 to report what happened.

    No charges will be filed at this time, police said. A decision on any possible charges will come at the end of the investigation.


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