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Police Investigate After Resident Shoots, Kills Intruder In Covington

Posted at 9:54 AM, Nov 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-27 10:01:15-05

KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (WLWT) — Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed Tuesday.

The shooting took place around 1:30 a.m. on West Seventh Street in Covington.

Police were responding to a report of a home invasion where shots were fired inside the house. Officers on scene found a man suffering an apparent gunshot wound.

Early reports show police believe one of the residents shot the intruder.

Detectives are working to identify the man.

Police said the case is still in the preliminary stages of investigation.