Arlington homeowner shoots would-be burglar dead

Arlington police are investigating a fatal shooting of a would-be burglar at a home on the city's south side on Thursday afternoon.

Police were initially called to the home in the 900 block of Highcrest Drive about a burglary.

The homeowner, according to police, heard a loud noise inside the home. As the homeowner investigated the noise he encountered two men.

The homeowner shot one of the would-be burglars dead. A second burglar was taken into custody by police.

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