Man shot, killed by homeowner after allegedly breaking into home

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Metro Police are investigating a situation that led to the death of a person near Harmon and Mountain Vista.  Police said around 12:08 p.m. officers responded to the 4700 block of Marnell Drive to investigate a possible robbery.

When officers responded they found a potential suspect being held down in the lawn.  That person was transported to an area hospital where they were pronounced deceased. 

According to Metro Police homicide detectives, everything started when two brothers who were inside their home, saw a man standing in the hallway of their home. A struggle occurred, and one of the brothers grabbed a gun and shot the man who broke in.

Neither of the homeowners were hurt. The brother who fired the gun has not been arrested because police say they believe he acted in self defense.

No other details were released. 

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