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Resident Shoots And Kills Suspected Burglar In North Columbus

The resident told police that someone was knocking on his door early Sunday morning, trying to break in.

A resident shot and killed a person believed to be breaking into a north Columbus home early Sunday morning.

Columbus Police said it happened around 3 a.m. on Duxberry Avenue.

The resident told police that 26-year-old Tory Jones forced his way into the home. When officers arrived at the home, they found Jones had been shot and had died from a gunshot wound.

Police questioned the resident about the incident. 

The resident claims he was the only person at the house when the scuffle inside happened.

No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.

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