Victims Overpower Armed Suspect: Officials - NBC 7 San Diego

Victims Overpower Armed Suspect: Officials



    Victims Overpower Armed Suspect: Officials
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    Two people are in the hospital this after an attempted home invasion robbery near Harbison Canyon, according to officials.

    Police said a man with a gun entered a home on the 14600-block of Rios Canyon Road around 9 p.m. on Wednesday.

    Witnesses said two women who live there confronted him after he demanded cash. He then allegedly shot at the women.

    The victims say they overpowered the suspect -- one of them grabbing the rifle, and used it to hit the suspect in the head.

    "The suspect was injured, " said Kelly Moody from the sheriff's department.

    Neither woman was shot, though one was treated for minor injuries. Neighbors of the victims said it was a traumatic experience for everyone, and the two women are very rattled.

    Residents of the building said they believe the burglar is a random stranger.

    The suspect will face charges when released from the hospital.

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