Intruder Killed by legal pistol (Oswego, NY)
Intruder killed during home invasion : News : WSTM NBC3
SCHROEPPEL -- Oswego County Sheriff's deputies say an intruder was shot and killed during a home invasion in Schroeppel Saturday night.
Officers say 48-year-old Deanna Candee and her 25 year old son Adam came back to their house on Hilltop Drive at about 8:30pm and found an intruder inside. Deputies tell Action News a violent struggle ensued. During the fight, Deanna Candee grabbed a pistol and shot the intruder. He has been tentatively identified as 39 year old Timothy Hartigan.
Hartigan was pronounced dead at the scene. Deanna Candee was taken to Crouse Hospital by ambulance. Adam Candee was treated for minor injuries at the scene.
Investigators say Candee legally owns the handgun that was used.
The investigation into the incident is continuing. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Oswego County Sheriff's Department at (315) 349-3411.