Saturday, November 15, 2008

Pennsylvania: Steelton Man Fires 3 Shots At Burglar

Steelton, Pennsylvania

From WGAL of November 16, 2008
Steelton Man Fires 3 Shots At Burglar

No charges will be filed against a man who shot at a burglar in his home Thursday, Steelton police said.

Officers were called to the 500 block of Lincoln Street just after 3 p.m.

A resident called police and said he was holding a burglar at gunpoint.

The resident had caught the burglar in the second floor of his home, police said.

Before police arrived the burglar placed his hand in his pocket, which made the victim believe he was armed. The victim fired three shots at the burglar who fled.

It's not known if the burglar was injured.

The suspected burglar is a Hispanic male, about 5 foot 7 inches tall with some facial hair and a pony tail.

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