Murfreesboro homeowner exchanges gunfire with burglary suspects


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RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Murfreesboro resident exchanged gunfire with two men and women attempting to break into a neighbor’s motor vehicle on Sunday.

The taking pictures took place all around 4 a.m. at a home in the 4900 block of Neyland Way.

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Murfreesboro law enforcement reported a homeowner been given an activation on his protection digital camera displaying two males trying to break into his vehicles. Investigators explained the home owner went to the front door and noticed the guys making an attempt to burglarize a neighbor’s vehicle.

Immediately after yelling at the gentlemen, the suspected burglars fired numerous gun shots at the home owner, who then fired back again at them, in accordance to Murfreesboro law enforcement. No just one was hurt.

The man’s household was struck by bullets. The getaway auto is considered to be a smaller compact SUV, probably a Ford Edge, which may have been struck by bullets on the passenger facet.

In a different incident on April 8, Murfreesboro law enforcement mentioned another home-owner discovered his car or truck had been rummaged by immediately after returning residence all-around 3 a.m. He reportedly confronted a guy jogging across the street from his property on Inexperienced Acres Lane. The not known male shot twice at the home-owner, harmful his home, but the homeowner was not wounded, according to Murfreesboro law enforcement.

“We urge citizens to use caution and never ever approach or interact with criminals,” stated Legal Investigations Division Crimes Versus People Sergeant-Detective James Abbott. “You don’t want to get a likelihood of getting shot or killed.”

Murfreesboro law enforcement noted considering that March 1, extra than 100 motor vehicle burglaries have happened in neighborhoods across Murfreesboro. Sixteen firearms were stolen and all the motor vehicles ended up unlocked.

Any one with information and facts about these vehicle burglars is requested to get in touch with Murfreesboro law enforcement at 615-893-2717.

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