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Phoenix Homeowner Shoots And Kills Early Morning Intruder

PHOENIX, ARIZONA — In a residential area in southern Phoenix, a homeowner defended themselves and property, resulting in the fatal shooting of an intruder on Sunday morning, as per local law enforcement reports.

The Phoenix Police Department received a distress call about a shooting in the vicinity of 17th Avenue and Buckeye Road, arriving on the scene around 7:45 a.m. where they discovered a man suffering from gunshot injuries.

The man, identified as 31-year-old Aires Jordan Holmes, was declared deceased at the location.

Sgt. Robert Scherer issued a statement, indicating initial evidence pointed to Holmes unlawfully gaining access to the property and subsequently encountering the property owner. It was during this unexpected confrontation that the homeowner ended up firing at Holmes.

Following the incident, police officers conducted an interview with the property owner who was subsequently released.

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office will be handed the case for review.

Additional details regarding the incident have not been disclosed at this time.

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