Northeast valley homeowner shoots intruder armed with knife, electric drill
LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) —
A homeowner doing work on his vacant northeast house shot and wounded an intruder this morning.
About 7:45 a.m., a man was doing maintenance on a residence in the 1400 block of Marion, near North Nellis and East Washington, when the suspect attempted to attack the homeowner with a knife and an electric drill, according to Metro Lt. Grant Rogers.
"The homeowner pulled out his firearm and shot the suspect once in the leg," Rogers stated in a text. "The suspect took off running and neighbor called 911. The suspect was transported to UMC with nonlife-threatening injuries."