Wednesday, June 07, 2017

NY: "Warning Shot" may have hit Burglary Suspect

A River Road resident yesterday afternoon reported someone had broken into his shed and stole tools, according to Riverhead Town Police. A police report was filed documenting the incident. Then just before 10 p.m. last night, the resident called police again to report that a man was burglarizing the shed. Upon police arrival, the owner of the residence reported that he went outside with a shotgun and fired a warning shot at the burglar, according to the police report. The burglar fled and he followed the subject to the Calverton Hills area of Calverton, the homeowner told police.
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I find no value in warning shots, If you have to shoot hit something, do not waste ammo. letting them know that your gun works is not nearly as effective as making sure they know how much damage it can do.