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May 14, 2012 at 10:21 AM

Newman Lake homeowner shoots intruder

The Associated Press

NEWMAN LAKE, Spokane County — A homeowner in the Spokane suburb of Newman Lake has shot an intruder to death.

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting occurred about 1 a.m. on Sunday.

The homeowner called 911 and left the line open. The sheriff’s office says the 911 operators could hear two male subjects conversing, then heard several gun shots.

The homeowner’s girlfriend told 911 shortly after that the intruder had been shot.

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