ROLLA, N.D. - A man is dead after authorities say he was shot after trying to break into a home near Rolla.

The Rolette County Sheriff’s Office says it happened at about 3 a.m. Sunday morning.

Six people, including children, were inside the home 2 miles outside of Rolla when they heard someone trying break in. The intruder was then shot and killed.

Authorities say the intruder had a weapon, but it's unknown who fired the deadly shot.

A sheriff's department representative said they don't believe the suspect was from the area and the investigation is ongoing.

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