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Man shot after allegedly breaking into Vero Beach home

VERO BEACH, FL (WFLX) - The identity of an alleged robber in the case of a Vero Beach home invasion has been released.

Jack Newstedt was shot to death Sunday morning after a homeowner allegedly shot him after he tried to break into his house.

It all happened at a home in the 9400 block of Periwinkle Drive.

Indian River County investigators said after the homeowner heard thumping, he found Newstedt who appeared to be breaking in.

That's when the alleged robber lunged at the homeowner and the homeowner pulled the trigger.

The incident is still under investigation.

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