Neighbor Shoots, Kills Attempted Burglar In Springfield

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A man who authorities said was trying to break into a southwestern Ohio home was shot and killed by a neighbor.

Authorities said a Springfield woman called her next-door neighbor before calling 911 at about 7 a.m. Saturday.

The male neighbor came out with a gun and confronted the suspect.

Authorities said the suspect became aggressive, and the neighbor shot him once in the chest.