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A man suspected in a home burglary attempt is dead and another is in custody after an incident this morning near West Sahara Avenue and South Jones Boulevard.

A news release from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says its Dispatch Center received a call around 7:45 a.m. from the occupant of a home in the 2300 block of Westwind Road indicating intruders were attempting to forcibly gain entry into his house.

The resident, a 72-year-old male who had been the victim of a recent burglary, retreated into his bedroom and retrieved a handgun. As the suspects entered his bedroom the victim fired at least one round from the handgun, causing suspects to flee.

Source: KSNV MyNews3

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