Homeowner fires at intruders, 1 injured
MIRAMAR, Fla. (WSVN) -- Authorities have released a 911 call that was made after intruders forced their way into a family's South Florida home.
Police said the intrusion happened on Sept. 30 at a home in the gated community of Reserve at Huntington. Investigators said the homeowner's daughter notified police after a suspicious power outage at the home. That is when the men tried to force their way into the home, and the homeowner opened fire.
Dispatch: "Your dad shot, ma'am?"
Caller: "Yeah, my dad shot because there was someone there with a weapon!"
Dispatch: "Someone is there with a weapon?"
Caller: "No, there was a weapon and my dad shot."
Dispatch: "OK, I'm sending rescue right now. "
Police arrived on scene to find the armed homeowner and one of the intruders with a gunshot wound.
The homeowner said at least two others were with the subject, but they got away.
If you have any information on this home invasion, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.
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