Man breaks into home, fatally shot by someone inside, police say

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Memphis police are investigating a deadly shooting which led to a crash in Oakhaven.

It happened around 7:35 a.m. in the 3400 block of Birdsong Ferry.

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Here is what we know: A man broke into the home and was shot by someone inside the home.

According to a relative of the burglary victim, the homeowner shot the man.

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The suspect fled the scene and crashed near Shelby Drive and Tchulahoma Road.

He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Leslie Simmons is the burglary victim’s Aunt. She said she’s thankful he was not hurt.

“I was nervous till I got here and I know that he's ok now,” Simmons said. “However, I’m a little bit sad for the person who got hurt.”

Simmons said she used to live in the neighborhood, but moved partly because crime.

“I did actually grow up in this neighborhood,” she said. “It wasn’t this bad years ago. However, years have passed, and it’s gotten a little bit difficult to live in this area.”