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Columbus police investigating after homeowner kills alleged intruder

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Posted at 5:18 PM, Jan 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-04 17:18:26-05

COLUMBUS — Columbus police are investigating after a man allegedly shot and killed a home intruder early Saturday morning.

According to information from the Columbus Police Department, officers were dispatched just before 1 a.m. to a house in the 2000 block of Home Avenue on a report of a shooting. When police arrived, they found a man inside the house with multiple gunshot wounds.

The homeowner told officers an unknown man with a baseball bat confronted him before he allegedly shot the man with a gun.

The man was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.