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Police: 2 dead after home invasion in Union Township

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HIGHLAND COUNTY, OH (FOX19) -

The Highland County Sheriff's Office is investigating after two people were shot and killed during a home invasion Friday morning.

According to Sheriff Donnie Barrera, around 7 a.m., an armed man broke into a home on Powell Road in Union Township. The homeowners ordered the man out of their home, and when he failed to leave, the homeowner fired one round, striking the man in the chest.

Police said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Barrera said another man was found dead from a single gunshot wound in a vehicle that crashed close to the scene.

Names have not been released at this time.

If anyone has information, you're asked to call the Highland County Sheriff's Office at 937-393-1421.

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