Deputies Respond to Shots Fired Call, Find Home Invasion Suspect Dead in Yard

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 28: Crime scene tape secures a shooting scene where 5 people were reported to have been shot, including an 11-month-old infant, on September 28, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago, like many major cities in the United States, has experienced a surge in shootings this year. (Photo …
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Davidson County, North Carolina, Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of shots fired Thursday night and arrived to find a home invasion suspect dead in the yard.

The Winston-Salem Journal reports that the body of 21-year-old Silvestre Begley was discovered about 9;30 pm. He was lying in a yard in the 100 block of Upton Street.

Fox 8 reports that Begley had been shot once. The homeowner told deputies that he shot because Begley was allegedly “armed and tried to get into the home.”

Deputies do not think that the homeowner or Begley had any prior knowledge of one another.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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