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Suspect shot by homeowner ID'd

LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the man shot and killed during a home invasion near South Cimarron Road and Alta Drive.

The coroner's office said 41-year-old Steven Speidel died from a gunshot wound to the torso. Officers said shortly after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night, Speidel and another suspect who's still on the run, kicked in the front door of a home located on the 8000 block of Cactus Flower Court.

Police said the armed suspects fired their guns at the homeowner. However, the homeowner was also armed.

Investigators said he fired multiple shots hitting Speidel. Emergency crews transported the Speidel to University Medical Center where he later died.

No one inside the home suffered injuries. 8 News NOW checked to see if Speidel had a criminal past, and records show he has been arrested multiple times for robbery, burglary, battery and forgery.