Tuesday, June 28, 2016
NY: Armed Homeowner Wounds Intruder
NORTH HOOSICK -- A homeowner reportedly shot and injured a man trying to break into a Hoosick home early Saturday morning.
The Rensselaer County Sheriff's Office said a homeowner confronted a person trying to break in at around 4:30 a.m., wielding a shotgun and warning the suspect off. When the person continued trying to break in, officials said, the homeowner fired a shot through the front door of the house. It happened on Route 22, not far from the North Hoosick Fire Department.