1 dead, 1 wounded after homeowner interrupts burglary

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) _ Independence police say a robber has died and a homeowner has been wounded after interrupting a burglary.

The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/1MWZ330 ) reports that the two men were rushed to hospitals late Friday and that the intruder died about an hour later. Police spokesman Tom Gentry says the homeowner was listed in serious condition Saturday night.

Police said two gunshots were fired when the homeowner arrived home and found the burglar inside. Police have not released either man’s name.

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