Monday, November 19, 2012

OH:Homeowner, Suspect Exchange Gunfire During Home Invasion, CPD Says

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Columbus police officers are searching for the suspect in a north Columbus home invasion Friday night.

Officers were called to a home in the 2000 block of Rankin Avenue at about 9:40 p.m. Friday on a report of a home invasion and shots fired.

According to Columbus police, the suspect made entry into the home through a side door. The victim heard the noise and grabbed his handgun confronted the intruder in the kitchen. The suspect was also armed with a gun. The homeowner and intruder exchanged gunfire.

Several shots were fired and then the suspect fled from the home in an unknown direction, according to police.

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