Friday, March 17, 2006

TX: Southwest Side man fights off intruder: "A man walking home from a neighborhood nightclub had to defend himself from an intruder that followed him to his Southwest Side apartment. Police said the man was walking to the apartment in the 400 block of Cropsey Avenue, near General Hudnell Drive, at about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, when he noticed someone behind him. The man ran to his apartment, went inside and slammed the door. The suspect kicked in the door and knocked the victim to the floor. The victim got a gun, fired a shot and missed. The intruder ran away. Police are searching for him."

Homeowner shoots intruder in the chest: "Police in northwest Houston think a homeowner grabbed a gun to defend himself against a suspected intruder. It happened at a home on Arncliffe at Antoine late Friday night. Police say the suspected intruder was shot in the chest and rushed to a hospital. His condition is unknown. The homeowner was questioned but there's no word if he'll face any charges.

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