A LI homeowner with gun chases two burglars from his house -- Newsday.com
Not a good idea on the victims part to chase them down the street firing away.
ELMONT, N.Y. - A Long Island homeowner got the drop on two burglars with his licensed handgun when they got distracted by cash on a table.
Nassau County police say the burglars kicked open a side door to the Elmont house at 1:25 a.m. Thursday, startling the 36-year-old homeowner.
Police say when the burglars were distracted by the cash, the homeowner was able to pull a handgun. The burglars ran and the homeowner chased the burglars down the street, firing one shot at them as they ran. It's unclear if either of the thieves was hit.