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Fayetteville Intruder Killed During Struggle

Posted February 3, 2003 1:04 a.m. EST

— One man is dead after Fayetteville police said he went into someone's home Thursday night and struggled with the people inside.

The incident happened around 10 p.m. at a home on Comanche Street.

According to police, a woman and three men were in the house when two other men -- one armed with a shotgun -- came in through the back door. Police said one of the intruders struggled with the three men and a gun went off, killing the intruder.

Police have identified the man killed as 25-year-old Antonio Mason.

The other suspect fled the scene, according to police. The case is under investigation.