Alleged robber shot and killed in NC home invasion

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The 300 block of Brooklyn Circle in Cumberland County. (Google Maps)

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. – A man accused of trying to break into a North Carolina home was shot and killed early Saturday morning, according to WRAL-TV.

Investigators said they found 23-year-old Theodore Horton shot to death at a home in the 300 block of Brooklyn Circle in Cumberland County just before 2 a.m.

Authorities said no one else who lived inside the home was injured. Officials said the body is being sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Raleigh.

Horton is believed to be homeless. He was identified by officials through fingerprints and tattoo markings, according to WECT-TV.

The incident remains under investigation. Other details surrounding the circumstances have not been released.

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