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Teenage armed robbers’ last sight on Earth was a 23-year-old with an AR-15 KOKI/screenshot
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Males aged 16, 17, 18 years old are dead after they attempted to break into the wrong home in Broken Arrow, Okla., as a 23-year-old resident responded to sounds of a break-in by arming himself with an AR-15 and opening fire.

It happened after midnight on Monday at a home in Wagoner County.

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According to KOTV, three masked and gloved suspects attempted to break into the home through the back door. One of the suspects had a knife and another had brass knuckles. A 23-year-old man, the son of the homeowner, awoke to the sounds of the burglary and grabbed an AR-15.

Two of the teenage burglars were shot dead in kitchen, while a third died in the driveway. A fourth suspect behind the wheel of the getaway car, 21-year-old Elizabeth Rodriguez, has turned herself in.

Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office

Though she was behind the wheel, Rodriguez faces three counts of first-degree murder and first-degree burglary.

Police say this appears to be an open and shut case of self-defense.

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“These three individuals came to this residence with the intent to burglarize it. One was with brass knuckles, the other one was with a knife,” Deputy Nick Mahoney said. “They were masked at the time, all had gloves on. They entered in through a black door, shattering the back door and they entered into the residence.”

“Armed with a rifle, there were some shots fired, and, at this point, three people are deceased,” he added.

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Neighbors said that their homes had also been broken into recently and wondered if these suspects were responsible, though that is just speculation.

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One, speaking to KOKI, said, “You know, three masked men come into my house and I’m going to defend me and anybody that’s in there.”

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