Homeowner Attacked in Night Time Invasion, Shoots Suspect

(Pittsburgh, PA) – When this 51-yr old homeowner heard noises downstairs, he armed himself and went to investigate, coming face to face with an intruder who’d broken into his home at around 9:00pm.

According to the homeowner, the suspect attacked him and eventually struck him in the head with a blunt object that required medical attention.


Authorities say the homeowner, in fear for his life, shot the suspect in the right leg in self-defense.

Police confirmed that the attack, which occurred in the 400 block of Marshall Ave, was justified and that the suspect will be facing charges upon his release from the hospital.


Read more here: http://triblive.com/local/allegheny/12153978-74/police-pittsburgh-resident-shoots-intruder