Ft. Lauderdale Man Shoots Intruder
No Word On If He Will Face Any Charges
FT. LAUDERDALE (CBS4) ― A Ft. Lauderdale homeowner shot a man who he claimed was trying to break into his house.
The shooting occurred in the 100 block of Southwest 31st Avenue.
David Hadden, 50, told police he heard a noise around midnight and went to investigate. When he tried to go one of his back patio doors, he found that it wouldn't open. When he tried the second door he ran into 35-year old Michael Anderson. Hadden said he pulled his gun and fired on Anderson to stop him from breaking into his home. One of the bullets grazed Anderson in the leg, he collapsed in a backyard area as he tried to make an escape. He was taken to hospital where he was treated for his wound. Late Monday morning he was transported to the main jail in Broward County.
No one inside the home at the time of the shooting was injured. Police have not said if Hadden will face any charges.