Homeowner claims self-defense in fatal Belle Glade shooting

BELLE GLADE, Fla. - The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting in Belle Glade Sunday.

Just after midnight, deputies responded to a shooting outside of a home on N.E. Avenue H.

Deputies found a man deceased at the scene. They say a preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and the homeowner had been at the same location earlier in the evening.

The homeowner told deputies that the deceased had come over to his property armed and attempted to shoot him so he shot in self-defense.

Detectives and crime scene technicians continue to investigate.

When there investigation is complete, it will be turned over to the Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office.

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