Shotgun Fires After Elk Grove Resident, Intruder Struggle For Control of Weapon

April 17, 2017 |

A struggle between an Elk Grove resident and an intruder ended with a round being fired from a shotgun in Elk Grove late Friday night.

Just after 11 p.m., the resident was inside his residence on the 9800 block of Corte Dorado Court when an unknown suspect entered the dwelling through an unlocked sliding glass door. Armed with a shotgun, the resident searched for the intruder and confronted him in the backyard.

After confronting the suspect, a struggle for control of the shotgun ensured resulting in the discharge of one shot. The suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction and responding officers from the Elk Grove Police Department was unable to locate the suspect.

There were no injuries and no description of the intruder provided.

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