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Self defence ruled in Calgary home invasion shooting death

Joseph Lesley Talbot, 35, of Calgary, was shot in a case of self defence during a home invasion.

Credits: QMI Agency

JENNA McMURRAY | QMI AGENCY

CALGARY -- Police will not lay charges in an Erin Woods home invasion shooting death earlier this year as it has been ruled a case of self defence by the Crown attorney's office.

About 9 a.m. Jan. 14, cops were called to a possible break-in at a home on Erin Circle S.E. in southeast Calgary.

Several people were in the home and while police were removing the occupants, they found the body of Joseph Lesley Talbot, 35.

An autopsy determined Talbot's death was a homicide.
But cops believe Talbot forcibly entered the home uninvited, while brandishing a knife.

A struggle ensure and Talbot was shot.

The death was not random as Talbot knew the people in the house, cops say.

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