Phoenix police: Intruder shot dead in home invasion

PHOENIX - Phoenix police say one person is dead as a result of a home invasion.

Details are sketchy but Sgt. Steve Martos says initial information suggests that two intruders entered a northwest Phoenix apartment  near 19th Avenue and Thunderbird Road Wednesday evening and confronted the resident.

At least one of the intruders was armed and a shooting occurred inside the apartment, resulting in the death of one of the alleged intruders.

Martos says the second intruder fled and has not been located.

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