Homeowner Guns Down Burglary Suspect In MWC
Homeowner Guns Down Burglary Suspect In MWC|NewsChannel 8
Authorities say a homeowner shot and killed a suspected burglar after a confrontation in a rural Midwest City neighborhood Thursday afternoon. Oklahoma County Sheriff's spokesman Mark Myers says the resident told deputies he spotted a man breaking into a large shed on his property and confronted him about 2:30 p.m.
When the supect got into his car and tried to flee, the homeowner says he stepped in front of the vehicle to prevent the man from leaving.
The homeowner says he fired one shot from a shotgun as the suspected burglar lunged toward him in his car.
Myers says the man died at the scene. The names of the victim and the shooter were not immediately released.