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Home Invasion Suspect, 18, Fatally Shot In South Side Slopes

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SOUTH SIDE SLOPES (KDKA) -- An 18-year-old man was killed during a suspected home invasion in the South Side Slopes on Friday morning.

The resident of a home in the 100 block of Monastery Avenue called police just before 9 a.m. to report he was being robbed.

Officers arrived at the scene just after 9 a.m. and found the body of a man who had been fatally shot. The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Daniel Ling, of Baldwin.

The resident had a laceration on his head and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. He was then taken to police headquarters for questioning.

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(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Aaron Sledge)

Police believe Ling, who was armed, tried to break into the Monastery Avenue home when he encountered the resident.

During a struggle between Ling and the resident, the resident managed to take the gun.

Police say the resident shot Ling on the rear patio of the home.

The investigation is ongoing.

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