June 29, 2017 - 12:38 pm
Updated June 29, 2017 - 5:44 pm
A Las Vegas homeowner shot an intruder twice Thursday morning during an attempted burglary, police said.
About 2 a.m., a homeowner on the 7700 block of Pyrenees Lane, near Blue Diamond Road, awoke to the sound of glass breaking and retrieved a handgun, the Metropolitan Police Department said. He fired several shots at a male intruder, striking him twice.
The intruder fled before officers arrived, Metro said. University Medical Center later reported to police that a person with two gunshot wounds had arrived at its emergency room.
The injuries were not considered life-threatening, Metro spokeswoman Laura Meltzer said.
A juvenile will be charged with conspiracy to commit home invasion in connection to the incident, Meltzer said.
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