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FILE PHOTO (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)  A man shoots a gun connected to a computer game at the US Army's exhibit on opening day of the 10th annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) on May 12, 2004 in Los Angeles, California.

FILE PHOTO (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images) A man shoots a gun connected to a computer game at the US Army’s exhibit on opening day of the 10th annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) on May 12, 2004 in Los Angeles, California.

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – An Oakland man stopped a would-be burglar with a video game gun Sunday.

Police say a 24-year-old man was at his Ophelia Street home Sunday morning playing video games when an unknown man came into his house.

The resident told police he felt threatened and pulled out a “prop” gun, likely used in the video game he was playing, and was able to detain the intruder until police arrived.

Once on scene, police arrested the man.

The suspect, 23-year-old Kymarr Freeman of Oakland, was charged with burglary, criminal trespass and possessing an instrument of crime.

He is currently being held in the Allegheny County Jail.

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