Person killed in trespassing shooting identified

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Published: May. 4, 2021 at 10:39 AM PDT|Updated: May. 7, 2021 at 11:07 AM PDT
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MINDEN, Nev. (KOLO) - The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has identified the person shot and killed after reportedly breaking into a home in Wellington as David Francis.

The shooting was reported just before 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021 on Topaz Ranch Drive near Granite Way.

Authorities said the homeowner shot Francis who was pronounced dead at 6:45 a.m.

This investigation remains open, and more information will be released at a later time.

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