Homeowner fends off armed
Originally ran here
"Armed homeowner scares off invaders"
June 30, 2001, The Republican-American
NEW FAIRFIELD, CONNECTICUT - Two suspects were being sought
Friday in an armed home invasion attempt that failed when a victim fired a gun.
The incident took place about 10:30 p.m.
Thursday when a couple returned to their home after an evening out, state police
Two men armed with a rifle rushed the couple
arriving at home and forced their way inside. A struggle followed and the
homeowner fired a gun several times, causing the suspects to flee.
The two men fled the home in a Chevy Blazer
that later was involved in an accident. The suspects fled on foot.
A search of the area by state troopers and
police dogs failed to turn up any trace of the suspects.
No one was injured, state police said.
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