Despite warnings from the resident, who called 911 and was waiting for police to arrive, the suspect continued to force his way through the front door.
A neighbor said he heard the two arguing, with the homeowner saying something like “don’t move,” before a single gunshot rang out.
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The woman was cut on her arm during a struggle with the suspect, then forced to drive to a different location, but once she stopped, she grabbed her gun.
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At this point, no charges have been filed against the man who pulled the trigger, and police say he has fully cooperated with the investigation.
The two suspects, one of who was shot multiple times, walked away from the attempted robbery empty handed and are now in police custody.
The homeowner received an alert from a security company at the same time police were called, but the homeowner arrived first and a confrontation ensued.
The neighbor said, though unsuccessful, he tried to spook the dog, but when the dog turned at him and acted in an aggressive manner, he fired five rounds.
Police say both the man and woman were shot during the attempted robbery, which occurred under the guise of a drug deal.