Burglar dies after being shot while breaking into Lady Lake’s home, agent says – WFTV


READY LAKE, Fla. — A man who was shot while breaking into a house in Lady Lake has died, a Lake County lawmaker said.

Lawmakers said they were summoned to a house on Lakeview Street around 5:30 pm on Monday to report the burglary.

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Officials said 35-year-old Ryan Michael Baldasare broke into the home through a window and was shot by someone inside.

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Baldasare was pronounced dead at the scene as deputies investigated the shooting.

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A Lake County lawmaker said based on the evidence gathered so far, the incident appears to be a case of self-defense and the victim is cooperating with detectives.

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