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Man Killed in Burglery Attempt

October 28, 1991

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ A man was fatally shot Monday by the owner of a Philadelphia home he broke into, police said.

The man, whom police have not yet identified, was shot in the head, police said. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Temple University Hospital shortly after 1 a.m.

The homeowner, Ed Moore, is being questioned by police, and no charges have been filed.

Police said the family dog, a terrier named Tempest, awakened Moore, who grabbed a handgun and confronted the intruder on the stairs. Moore fired one shot at the man, police said.

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