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Man in Patras charged with manslaughter after shooting intruder

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A 40-year-old Patra man faces manslaughter charges after fatally shooting a 41-year-old who broke into the premises of his business in Neo Souli, police said on Monday.

According to investigators, the intruder threatened the businessman with a sharp object when he arrived at the premises before firing a gun at him.

The 40-year-old returned fire, apparently in self-defense, according to investigators who did not confirm whether the motive behind the raid was robbery.