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Vancouver Police investigate residential burglary and shooting - 02/14/20

Vancouver, Wash. –On February 13, 2020, at approximately 10:20 p.m. Vancouver Police responded to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 6000 block SE Beach Drive. Initial reports indicated an unknown male broke into the occupied residence resulting in the homeowner shooting the suspect, who was located deceased at the scene when police arrived. None of the residents in the home were injured.

The Vancouver Police Major Crimes Unit are continuing the investigation which indicates the male suspect forced open a rear door of the residence by kicking it and was inside the home when the homeowner confronted him. The suspect charged toward the homeowner who then fired his weapon, hitting the suspect. The suspect then fled out the door and collapsed outside the back of the residence where he was located deceased.

The suspect has not been identified. Identification and notification of next of kin will be conducted by the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Nothing further is releasable at this time.

 

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