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Man stabs burglars, one fatally

JAMESTOWN - A Jamestown man who walked in on two burglars inside his Barker Street home Wednesday morning stabbed both men, fatally wounding one of them, police said.
The incident took place at about 11:35 a.m. Wednesday when the man returned to his home and found the two burglars. The resident "did engage in an altercation with the subjects and both subjects were subsequently stabbed by the resident," police said.
One of the burglars died a short distance from the home.
The other fled to a hospital. He was being treated at WCA Hospital Wednesday afternoon for a stab wound.
Authorities had not release the names of the people involved as of late Wednesday night.
The Chautauqua County Forensic Identification Team was on the scene assisting Jamestown police in the investigation.