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Kansas Homeowner Stops Burglars with Shotgun Blast

NEOSHO RAPIDS, Kan. (AP) — Lyon County authorities say a homeowner armed with a shotgun injured one of the two people breaking into his home - and held another suspect at gunpoint until sheriff's deputies arrived. It happened around 4 o'clock this (WED) morning at a home about three miles north of Neosho Rapids. Lyon County Sheriff Jeff Cope says the homeowner fired one shot at the suspect, who was treated at Newman Regional Health for non-life threatening injuries. KVOE Radio reports the second suspect was held at gunpoint until deputies arrived.The residents of the home were not hurt. Further details of the shooting were not immediately released.

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