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Indiana State Police: 2 people dead, 2 arrested after DeKalb County burglary

UPDATE: The two people found dead in a home in Auburn on Sunday have been identified as Rameica Lasharon Moore, 36, of Fort Wayne, and Dylan Scott Morefield, 22, of Churubusco.

AUBURN, Ind. (WISH) — Indiana State Police are investigating a shooting in DeKalb County that took the lives of two adults.

Investigators say the shooting began as a home burglary right before 6 a.m. Sunday in the 1600 block of State Road 8 in Auburn. They say four people allegedly went to the home armed with a gun.

The four suspects confronted the owner of the home, according to a statement. The owner allegedly used his own gun to fire shots at the burglars.

When officers arrived, they found the owner of the home holding two adults by gunpoint, and two deceased adults outside the home. The two suspects were arrested on preliminary charges of murder and burglary.

The owner of the home was not charged.

The adults arrested have been identified as Tabitha L. Johnson, 42, of Fort Wayne, and Shaun T. Kruse, 42, of Fort Wayne.

Police have not identified the two deceased adults. The investigation is still ongoing.