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Police: Man Shot During Burglary In Pulaski Co. Has Died

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man has died after police say he was shot during a burglary in progress.

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office confirmed it is investigating a residential break-in that resulted in the shooting of the suspect.  They say that William Auxier entered a home on Rocky Point Road near Ky 790 Tuesday night and was confronted by the homeowner, who then opened fire on the suspect after a brief struggle.

Auxier was flown to UK Hospital and died on Friday.

Detectives are conducting interviews concerning this case with the homeowner.  The case remains under investigation.

Bridgett Howard

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