An Arlington Heights, Illinois, homeowner punched one intrusion suspect until he fled Saturday, then retrieved a gun and shot a second intrusion suspect dead.
Journal & Topics reports both suspects came to the front door of the home wearing medical masks.
WGN 9 reports the incident unfolded in broad daylight, after suspects 38-year-old Bradley Finnian and 58-year-old Larry Brodacz allegedly rang the doorbell. When the homeowner answered the door the pair allegedly pulled a gun and forced their way inside. The homeowner responded by chasing Finnian out of the home while punching him repeatedly.
Part of the confrontation was caught on home’s doorbell camera:
The Chicago Sun-Times reports the homeowner came back inside after Finnian fled, only to find that Brodacz was allegedly holding the homeowner’s wife and two children at gun point. The homeowner then retrieved a gun from a safe and shot Brodacz, killing him.
Police said, “Fearing for his life and the lives of his wife and children, the homeowner discharged a round from the family handgun, striking Mr. Brodacz in the abdomen.”
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