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    An Alabama man was shot and killed after he used an app to track his stolen cellphone and tried to confront the alleged thief, police said, NBC News reported. 

    The 23-year-old victim, who has not been identified, was gunned down Sunday outside a Baptist church in Fairfield. 

    Fairfield Police Chief Leon Davis said investigators believe the victim's phone was stolen from his car and he used an app to track it to a vehicle at the parking lot.

    There, he confronted his alleged thief and the suspect shot him twice in the chest, Davis told NBC station WVTM.

    Davis advised that people who have such an app on the phone should still contact their local police department.