Two men dead after North Carolina resident says he shot home intruders

Published 8:43 am Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Two people are dead after a North Carolina man told officers that he shot home intruders on Saturday, police said.

Fayetteville officers were sent to respond to reports of a residential break-in shortly after 5 p.m., the police department said in a news release.

While the officers were on their way to the scene, a caller said he shot people who broke into his residence.

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Police confirmed the two people were dead when they arrived, according to the release. The shooter has not yet been identified and the names of the victims won’t be released until their relatives are notified.

Authorities did not immediately say whether any charges would be filed.