Teenager Home Alone Opens Fire on Home Invader Who Cut Power Before Kicking in Door

January 16 2014
by GSL Staff
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Source: kktv.com Archive: WebCite.org

Stock Gun Photo - Revolver and BulletsThings could have gone very badly for a 14 year old who was home alone in Pueblo, CO.

According to media reports, the teen heard someone in the home and armed himself.

The 14 year old saw as many as three intruders in the home and opened fire with a handgun. He told police he believes he hit one of the men, who fled once they realized they were facing an armed would be victim.

One media report said the home’s backdoor had been kicked in and the power to the home had been cut.

Police are still searching for the suspects and are keeping an eye on local hospitals for anyone suffering from a gunshot wound. Police also warn residents that these suspects may be linked to a rash of other similar burglaries in the area.

According to Fox 21,

After this case, police also issued a warning to residents of Eastside Pueblo. A recent rash of burglaries has been reported.

Police said the suspects park in the alley and break in through the back door. They knock at the front door and when nobody answers, they go to the back and kick the door in.

Sources: Fox21, KKTV11

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