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Apartment intruder shot and killed, Dallas police say

Police say he died at the scene from the gunshot wound.
Credit: WFAA

Updated at 12:50 p.m. with additional information from police.

A 19-year-old man died overnight Sunday when he was shot inside another person's apartment, Dallas police said.

The incident happened sometime before 1:15 a.m. on the 8300 block of Park Lane. 

Police allege Darwin Chavarria had tried to get into another person's apartment at the Villas Del Solamar complex without their consent. That person tried to stop Chavarria from getting inside, but wasn't able to do so. Then they shot him.

Police found Chavarria lying on the floor inside the apartment, where they say he died from the gunshot wound.

The tenant, a suspect in Chavarria's death, was taken to the Homicide Unit for questioning, police said.