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DALLAS A man breaking into a South Dallas house was killed Monday after encountering an armed homeowner.

Police said 33-year-old Deyfon Pipkins was shot after entering the residence in the 2200 block of Morrell Avenue around 4:30 p.m.

The homeowner was not charged, but the facts of the case will be presented to a grand jury for review.

Pipkins' mother showed up at the crime scene wanting to see her son, only to learn he had been killed.

Pipkins has a criminal record; his mother told News 8 she wasn't surprised about his fate.

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