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Police: Attempted Burglar Killed in Glen Burnie

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Glen Burnie early Tuesday.

A suspect is dead after allegedly attempting to burglarize a business in Glen Burnie on Tuesday morning, according to Anne Arundel County police.

At approximately 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to Arundel Coin and Collectibles, on the 7400 block of Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. for a report of a possibly fatal shooting.

A preliminary investigation suggests a suspect breaking into the business was shot and killed, according to Lt. John McAndrew, with Anne Arundel police.

Investigators from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner were on the scene, and detectives from the Anne Arundel County homicide unit were investigating the incident, according to McAndrews.

Police did not release information about the suspect's identity and no charges have been filed.

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justbeachy December 26, 2012 at 09:37 AM
According to the news today, this robber, Byron Phillip (age 30) had a long criminal history. Well, his crime sprees are over now. That's the chance you take when you choose to repeatedly victimize others; the tables might get turned on you one day, making it your last.
Harry Callahan December 26, 2012 at 09:16 PM
Be careful what you say on Patch when it comes to commenting on newly deceased CRIMINALS like the late Mr. Phillip. Not only will you hear from his bereaved family and friends reminding us of what a "great guy" he was. How he would "give anyone who asked the shirt off his back". How he was a great son/uncle/father/friend/brother to EVERYONE. And, most importantly, don't say much or the editors at Patch will never post your comment. Just say that the late Mr. Phillip was "just trying to get his life together in this tough economy."
justbeachy December 27, 2012 at 09:11 AM
Gotcha! Nuff said....

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