Sunday, February 8, 2009

Texas: Homeowner, Suspect Both Hurt after Burglary

Dallas, Texas

From MyFoxDFW of February 7, 2009
Homeowner, Suspect Both Hurt after Burglary

A Bristol homeowner was hurt Sunday after he rolled up on a burglary in progress. But he was able to shoot and stop one suspect before he got away.

According to the Ellis County Sheriff's Office, the homeowner and his family returned home at around 11:30 a.m. They noticed two men about the take off in an SUV with some of their belongings.

The suspects tried to drive off, slamming into the homeowner's truck and hurting both him and is young children. The man told deputies he them pulled out his small-caliber rifle and fired shots at the SUV.

One of the suspects was hit three times and is now in critical condition at a local hospital. The second suspect fled on foot.

Ellis County sheriff's deputies are still searching for the second suspect. Residents are urged to call 911 if they notice someone suspicious.

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