Teen shot to death during Sumter home invasion

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old man has been shot and killed as he tried to rob another man in his Sumter home.

Sumter police say the dead teen and three others were part of a robbery around 4:30 p.m.

Investigators say a man in the house fired on the group who tried to rob him, and the robbers fired back.

Authorities say the teen was hit in the back and died at the hospital less than an hour later. His name has not been released. No one else appeared to be injured.

Investigators are still sorting through what happened and no charges have been filed.

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