Suspect Shot By Homeowner During Burglary Attempt



Ohio Burglar



” A burglary suspect was shot multiple times by the homeowner, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department.

  Detective Jason Newman says about 2 p.m. Friday, Joseph F. Willis forced his way into a home along County Road 19 near the Kitts Hill area of Lawrence County.

  Investigators say during the burglary, the homeowner was in the house and had a gun. He shot at Willis multiple times, hitting him in the cheek and stomach.

  Willis left the house and crashed his car into a ditch about half a mile from the home. He was flown to Cabell Huntington Hospital.”


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