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Police: Homeowner fatally shoots 2 during suspected burglary

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Posted at 4:49 PM, May 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-16 17:55:13-04

AUBURN, Ind. (AP) — Two people have been shot and killed during a suspected burglary in northeastern Indiana.

State police say four people confronted a homeowner inside a residence in Auburn about 6 a.m. Sunday. At least one of the four was armed with a gun.

The homeowner also was armed with a weapon and fired shots at the intruders.

Police arrived to find two of the suspects dead inside the home and the homeowner holding the other two at gunpoint.

A 42-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man, both of Fort Wayne, were arrested and face felony murder and burglary charges.

Slain were 36-year-old Rameica Moore of Fort Wayne and 22-year-old Dylan Morefield of Churubusco.

Police said the homeowner has not been charged.