Play stupid games, win stupid prizes! An alleged-burglar broke into someone’s home and found out the hard way that it was a really bad idea. The husband and wife in the residence heard some footsteps and when they investigated, they found the suspect snooping around the home. That’s when a shootout happened and the husband won.
This situation took place in California and involved the Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies who arrived and found the suspect deceased on the premises.
WATCH the news report:
The official report stated: “The homeowner said he heard footsteps inside his house around 4 a.m. Saturday.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies say the man confronted the armed burglar and a shootout occurred between the two.
The burglar was shot and killed. His identity has not been released.
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Deputies responded to the 20000 block of East Country Hollow Drive and found the suspect had suffered gunshot wounds to his upper torso, and died at the scene, officials said.
The 27-year-old homeowner and his wife, who was also home at the time of the shooting, were not injured.”
There was apparently a second suspect who ran from the scene of the crime and is still on the loose, as said in the report. The police recovered a handgun that belonged to the first suspect, but they still need help identifying and locating the second suspect.
The report provided information for anyone who may have a lead to help with the investigation.
“Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may dial Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.”