An un-named California resident has retrieved his gun to protect himself and his property from six intruders who broke into his home. Shots were fired by the homeowner, killing 1 suspect, police report confirms.
Oceanside Police Officers have responded to the residence and performed an emergency medical aid to the suspect the was gunned down by the homeowner but unfortunately, he was pronounced dead.
Other accomplices of the killed suspect were apprehended by the police and later on identified as 29-year-old Deshawn Ingram, 21-year-old Eric Dunnigan, 21-year-old Michael Simmons, 24-year-old Jaylen Harvey, and 25-year-old Sydni Tucker.
OPD spokesperson Jennifer Atenza said in a statement, “During the robbery, a resident “retrieved a gun and shot at the suspects, striking the decedent, It is unknown at this time if this same resident shot the second suspect, who is currently in the hospital, or if this suspect was shot by one of the other suspects who were also armed with a gun. The resident reached for the firearm and then shots were fired. We know that at least one of the suspects was armed and returned fire.”
Deshawn Ingram was also reported to have a gunshot wound but still unknown whether it is from the homeowner or his accomplice as one of the suspects was also armed and returned fire during the shooting incident.
The San Deigo Union-Tribune confirmed that Ingram had been recently convicted of assault with a deadly weapon and was out on bail while awaiting sentencing. However, he isn’t the only one facing legal repercussions.
Five surviving intruders will be charged with the murder of their accomplice even though none of them have shot him, Prosecutors have confirmed meanwhile, San Diego County District Attorney’s office has filed the charges against the five intruders.
On the other hand, Prosecutors have no intentions of putting any charges on the homeowner instead, surviving intruders will face all the consequences of the crime.