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Convicted felon shot, killed by homeowner during Tennessee home invasion: police

Terry Adams Jr., 27, was fatally shot by a homeowner in Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday night after he allegedly tried to rob the house.

(Metro Nashville Police Department)

An attempted robbery of a Tennessee home Wednesday night turned deadly when the homeowner fatally shot one of the alleged robbers, who was a convicted felon.

Terry Adams, Jr., 27, died on Wednesday night in Nashville during a home invasion, the Metro Nashville Police Department said in a press release.

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Adams, along with another robber who is still at large, allegedly went to the home of a 43-year-old Brent Bishop through a door and struck his wife in the face.

Bishop, according to the police, saw the rear door open and went to the kitchen, then “struck on the head with a blunt object.” The man was ordered to hand over “three long guns and a pistol” in a safe, which the robbers left.

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Looking at his wife, who had fled to a neighbor’s house — the Bishop got a gun from another room and went outside to look for her when he met Adams and his partner.

The police said that Bishop fired at the two, “fatally wounding Adams.” The second robber “left the long guns and the pistol that had been taken from the safe and ran away.”

Adams, who had the conviction of auto burglary, attempted burglary, felony theft and aggravated assault, is a suspect in February. 6 burglary in Bishop’s house, where a flat screen TV was stolen.

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The now deceased robber was arrested in July 2017 for the felony meth possession for resale, and illegal gun possession by a convicted felon and was wanted by the authorities for two probation violation warrants.

Bishop was admitted to the hospital with a skull fracture from the incident. The second robber, who fled the scene remains in general.

Nicole Darrah cover breaking and trending news for FoxNews.com. Follow her on Twitter @nicoledarrah.

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