Homeowner Shoots 2 Intruders, Kills 1


(The Cleveland Division of Police said a homeowner shot two intruders at his Rudyard Road home in Cleveland on Dec. 17, 2013.)

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CLEVELAND — After being beaten and pistol whipped in his own home, a 24-year-old man managed to get to his personal weapon and shoot two robbery suspects.

According to the Cleveland Division of Police, the homeowner encountered the men when he returned to his Rudyard Road home.

They allegedly attempted to rob him in the driveway then took him inside where they beat and pistol whipped him.

It happened Tuesday around 2:20 a.m.

One intruder was pronounced dead at the scene.  The other was arrested a few blocks away and was being treated at MetroHealth Medical Center for a gunshot wound to the knee.

The homeowner has a concealed carry permit.  Police said the suspects were males in their 20s.

The incident remained under investigation.

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