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FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County Police say a sheriff’s deputy from Virginia shot and killed a burglar in his Fort Washington home.

Police were called to the home on Rose Marie Drive about 10:50 p.m. Tuesday. Officers say the homeowner, a deputy in Alexandria, Va., had arrived home and found his front door damaged.

Police say the deputy went inside and confronted a man in the house. Police say the deputy shot the man, who collapsed outside and was pronounced dead.

Officers say the deputy had interrupted a burglary in progress. Detectives believe more suspects may have been on the scene.

The incident is under investigation.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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