A man in Tulsa, Oklahoma, awoke to find an intruder in his house, moving towards the part of home where his family was sleeping. The man then retrieved his firearm and wounded the intruder. Here’s the story:
TULSA, Oklahoma –
Police are investigating after a Tulsa homeowner shot a man he says had broken into his home.
The incident occurred in the 1900 block of North Birmingham.
Tulsa Police got a 911 call at 4:45 a.m. Officers say a man armed with a rifle had broken into a home when a man inside the home fired once with a handgun, hitting the intruder in the upper leg.
When police officers and EMSA paramedics arrived, they found DeAngelo McBee, 18, lying in the street. EMSA took him to a hospital. Officers said McBee’s wound is considered non-life threatening.
Police say the homeowner told them once the man got inside and was making his way to a bedroom where the homeowner’s family was hiding, the homeowner fired his handgun.
Officers say they’ll arrest McBee on a burglary complaint once he is released from the hospital.
The homeowner was not injured.