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Suspect killed in home invasion

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Shreveport police say a 16-year-old suspect died of his injuries after he was shot during a home invasion.

The shooting happened around 6:15 p.m. Sunday.

Police say a 16-year-old, whose name has not been released, entered a home armed with a shotgun. He demanded money from the 63-year-old homeowner.

Police say the homeowner was able to gain access to a handgun and fired several shots at the suspect hitting him in the upper body.

Police say the teen ran from the scene but collapsed in front of a home about 6 houses down the street.

The suspect was taken to University Health Shreveport, where he died shortly after 10 p.m.

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