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Burglary suspect shot and killed in Llano town square

LLANO, Texas (KXAN) -- A man who police say was burglarizing a business in the Llano town square was shot and killed overnight.

Llano police say officers responded to 109 W. Main Street around 12:50 a.m. Thursday in reference to a burglary in progress. When they arrived, officers found 29-year-old Robert Sutton, of Llano, lying on the ground with a single gunshot wound. Sutton was taken to the hospital where he died.

A second suspect identified as Jonathan Tuma, 19, of Tow, was taken into custody and charged with burglary of a habitation. Authorities are not releasing any information as to who might have shot Sutton.

The Texas Rangers are assisting the Llano Police Department with the investigation.


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