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Home invasion suspect fatally stabbed in Wissinoming

One man was killed and another was injured following an attempted home invasion in Wissinoming.


A home invasion left a would-be robber dead and another man injured Thursday night in Wissinoming, authorities said.

It all happened around 9:30 p.m., when officers responded to a home on the 6000 block of Tulip Street for a report of a shooting. They found a 28-year-old man who had been shot in the arm, allegedly by two men who had broken into the house, police said.

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He was taken to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, according to authorities. 

Police said a woman who was also in the house stabbed one of the intruders. Officers later received word that a 19-year-old man with stab wounds showed up at Jefferson Frankford Hospital. The man, who investigators believe was one of the robbers, died at 10:40 p.m., according to police.

Authorities later identified him as Lizardo Reyes, of Fairhill.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate the incident. No charges have been filed. ••

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