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CLEVELAND -- A Cleveland homeowner shot two intruders who attempted to rob him during a violent home invasion early Tuesday morning.

Police say the two suspects approached the 24-year-old homeowner in the driveway of his house on Rudyard just before 2:30 a.m. The suspects took the owner into the house where he was beaten and pistol-whipped.

During the confrontation, the homeowner was able to obtain his personal weapon and fired at both suspects, hitting both.

EMS pronounced one of the suspect dead at the scene. Police arrested a second suspect a short distance away with a gunshot wound to the knee.

Police say the homeowner has a CCW permit.

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