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SPOKANE -- The owner of an SUV shot and killed a man believed to be stealing the vehicle Monday morning, according to police.

The Spokane Police Department blocked off several roads around 8 a.m. to investigate the shooting near Lee and Boone.

Authorities said the owner of an SUV opened fire on the suspect.They say the shooter believed the man was trying to steal the SUV.

Somehow, the SUV also crashed through a garage door, though it is not clear how.

Police did not release the name of the man killed or the person who fired the weapon.

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