LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police say a man was shot and killed while attempting to break into a house in Harrison County.

Police say it happened Sunday night in Cynthiana, which is about 30 miles northeast of Lexington.

Authorities say Marcellus Custard, of Cynthiana, broke a window at a home and reached through to unlock a door. Investigators say a resident of the home shot through the door and killed Custard.

Officials say the case remains under investigation. 

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