Homeowner confronts burglary suspect with a handgun

Homeowner confronts burglary suspect with a handgun

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Homeowner confronts burglary suspect with a handgun

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on November 18, 2012 at 9:38 AM

A suspected burglar is in jail after a Capitol Hill homeowner confronted him with a handgun.

The incident happened Friday afternoon on the 700 block of Bellevue Ave E.

The victim says he came home to find a man burglarizing his house.

Police say there was a struggle between the victim and the suspect who fled the scene on foot.  

The victim drew a handgun and chased after the fleeing suspect before Seattle Police officers took over the chase.

Police say the suspect injured his leg after he jumped onto I-5 but he managed keep running westbound across lanes of traffic.

Seattle police soon after found the suspect hiding in a green belt near the freeway, he was taken into custody without further incident. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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