Arizona Man Gets into Gun Battle with Home Invasion Suspects!

(Phoenix, AZ) – In an extremely violent home invasion attempt, police in Phoenix report that two suspects broke into a home near 35th Ave. and Bethany Home Rd. armed with a handgun and machete.

The homeowner confronted the pair, who opened fire on him, prompting the homeowner to return fire with his own firearm. After a brief firefight, the pair retreated and fled in their vehicle.

Authorities located the vehicle nearby and found one suspect dead inside. That suspect has been identified as 38-yr-old Leandro Torres Jr. The other suspect remains at large and unidentified.

While the investigation is ongoing, charges are not expected against the homeowner, especially considering that Arizona is a Stand-Your-Ground law state.
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