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Armed Burglary Suspect Shot And Killed By Homeowner
Updated May 22, 2017 7:18 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(EVANSVILLLE) - Evansville Police say a homeowner shot and killed a burglary suspect early Sunday morning.

The homeowner told police he shot 25-year- old Malcolm Tyler Payton while Payton was crawling through his window with his face covered by a mask and holding a gun.

Payton was found wounded in a nearby yard with a gun nearby.

Payton was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Police say the actions of the homeowner appear to be within the law.

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