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Texas deputy fatally shot at his home was facing foreclosure

A Texas sheriff's deputy who was killed by a bullet from his own gun outside his home last month had been facing foreclosure, according to a news report.

Travis County Sgt. Craig Hutchinson told dispatchers there were prowlers in his yard before he was found mortally wounded July 25, authorities said. Investigators initially said Hutchinson was shot while confronting suspects, but police in Round Rock, north of Austin, said last week that the fatal shot came from the 54-year-old deputy's own service weapon.

Investigators are still trying to determine if Hutchinson shot himself or if someone else shot him with his gun. Round Rock police Chief Allen Banks said last week that...

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