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One man shot, another injured while breaking into Metro East home

(KMOV) -- One man is dead and another is injured when they get the surprise of a lifetime while attempting to break in to an East St. Louis home.

Police said the two suspects tried to break in to a home, but were met with resistance in the form of a gun.  The incident happened Saturday night around 9:30 on North 79th Street.

The homeowner shot 25-year-old Christopher Rush and another 25-year-old man when they attempted to break in.  Both men were taken to an area hospital. Rush died from his injuries.

No charges have been filed against the homeowner.

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