76 Year Old Real Estate Employee in WA Shoots Early Morning Office Burglar

August 31 2012
by GSL Staff
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Incident at a Glance
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Source: komonews.com Archive: WebCite.org

According to KOMONews.com, around 9:15am Thursday, police received a call from a 76 year old employee at a real estate office in Everett, WA saying he was holding a burglar at gunpoint.

While waiting for the police, a verbal altercation and then a scuffle ensued, which resulted in the suspect being shot once in the leg. The suspect then managed to escape.

When police arrived they searched for the suspect with a police dog and were able to locate him a short distance away from the business. The suspect was taken into custody and is being treated at an area hospital.

The employee suffered minor injuries to his arm when the suspect began throwing office equipment at him.

We keep saying it over and over again, Don’t Mess With Old People!

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