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Meridian police: 1 person dies in home invasion, homeowner fires fatal shot


MERIDIAN, Mississippi — One person has died during what police say was a home invasion in Meridian.

Police Detective Dareall Thompson tells WTOK-TV in Meridian (http://bit.ly/1THsGJT) the man was shot by homeowners Sunday night. The person has not been identified.

Thompson said the incident occurred about 10:30 p.m. at a home. Thompson says police received a 911 call about a person breaking into someone's home. Thompson says when police arrived at the scene, they found that one person had been shot and was taken to a hospital where he died.

Thompson says an investigation into the shooting is continuing.

Information from: WTOK-TV, http://www.wtok.com

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