Rochester police: Homeowner shoots at intruder

April 26, 2019 08:33 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) —  A man is injured after police say he broke into a home in Rochester early Friday morning. The homeowner shot at the intruder, but missed.

Officers responded to the home on Marion Street just before 12:30 a.m. after the homeowner called 911 to report that he shot a burglar.

They found the suspect, Andrew Ransbury, 21, lying in the driveway. Investigators say several shots were fired while Ransbury was in the house, but he wasn't hit. They believe he was cut by debris that was hit by the gunfire.

Ransbury was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. He is charged with criminal trespass and criminal mischief.

The homeowner was not hurt or charged.


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