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It’s unclear from this article whether the shooter called the police before or after he shot the guy in his backyard:

The homeowner opened the back door, confronted the suspect in his backyard and shot him with a shotgun.

Police wouldn’t release the homeowner’s name, but neighbors said he is a Texas Tech graduate student.

Authorities didn’t anticipate any charges against him.

“A person does have a right to defend his house,” Barron said, noting Texas law allows homeowners to shoot people trying to burglarize their homes.

No charges expected.

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