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Man fatally shot after trying to detain suspect in car break-in

Covina, California – A Covina man was fatally shot after confronting a suspect in a car break-in on Tuesday, according to authorities.

The break-in happened in Covina’s 100 block of North Charter Drive. Several neighbors tried to detain the suspect and chased him along Covina Boulevard to the 1800 block.

“They confronted him in a condo complex, and during the confrontation the suspect fired three times and killed one of the neighbors trying to apprehend him,” Covina police said in a statement.

The assailant fled from the scene and is still on the loose.

Authorities did not release a detailed description of the suspect.

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