Friday, October 07, 2016
CO: Armed Homeowner Shoot Armed Man Attempting Break-in
A Centennial homeowner acting in self-defense shot an armed man who faces multiple charges after an Oct. 3 confrontation, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office.
Trevor Cecchettini, 43, of Denver, was arrested on suspicion of illegal discharge of a firearm, felony menacing and offenses relating to marijuana. He was treated at a local hospital for a non-lifethreatening gunshot wound, then released into the custody of the sheriff’s office. He was being held at the Arapahoe County jail on $25,000 bond as of Oct. 4.
The homeowner, whose name has not been released, will not face charges, a sheriff’s office spokeswoman said.