Police identify burglar shot and killed by homeowner

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Portage Avenue, Cleveland Portage Avenue, Cleveland

A burglar shot and killed early Wednesday morning has been identified.

Police say the Cleveland homeowner was asleep on the couch when he heard 43-year old David Fletcher kicking in the screen door.

It happened around 7:30 a.m. on Portage Avenue.

The homeowner got his gun and shot him as he was trying to get in. 

Fletcher was pronounced dead at the scene.

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