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Deputies: Name of man killed by homeowner after apparent home invasion released

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Published: Jan. 13, 2018 at 6:44 AM EST
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UPDATE 1/13/18 @ 2:09 p.m.

A man is dead after an apparent home invasion in Kanawha County overnight.

Timothy Dean Coker, 24, of Ripley, WV was killed during the incident.

Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office tell WSAZ that in the early morning hours Saturday, an 82-year-old man was working in his garage.

Coker allegedly broke into the garage through a window and threatened the homeowner.

The homeowner shot Coker, according to deputies, killing him.

It happened in the 200 block of Destiny Lane.

Detectives are on scene investigating collecting evidence and conducting interviews.

No charges are expected to be filed against the homeowner.

ORIGINAL STORY 1/13/18

Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office are on scene of a shooting in Jefferson Saturday morning.

It happened in the 200 block of Destiny Lane.

911 dispatchers say one person was shot, but could not say what the victim's condition is.

Deputies tell WSAZ they plan to release more information later this morning.

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