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Police: Man shot to death after attacking ex-girlfriend in violent home invasion

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police are investigating after an alleged intruder was shot to death during a violent home invasion in Cleveland late Wednesday night.

According to police reports, police were called to reports of a man kicking in a door at a residence in the 10300 block of Elk Avenue around 10:15 p.m. When they arrived, they found a man lying at the top of a stairway, dead with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Police reports state the suspect was the ex-boyfriend of the 24-year-old woman who was in the apartment with another man.

The suspect arrived at the apartment, banged on the door and was refused entry. He then kicked in the door and reportedly destroyed items in the apartment, reports state.

The suspect then also reportedly choked the female until she lost consciousness and charged at the 28-year-old man, hitting him.

The man produced a handgun and shot the suspect in the chest.

Police say both victims are cooperating in the investigation, and no arrests have been made.

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