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Woman accused of shooting at intruder

Published: Sunday, July 01, 2012 @ 5:03 AM
Updated: Sunday, July 01, 2012 @ 5:03 AM

Police in Trotwood said a woman fired a shot at a suspected burglar early Sunday morning at 1630 Elaine Street.

The woman told officers that she was sleeping when she heard a rustling sound. She said she first thought it might be her son, but when she asked who was there, a man ran out of the house.

Police said the resident fired a shot, but missed the intruder. 

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Officers called in a K-9 unit from Huber Heights, which found a track on Gardendale Avenue, but later lost the scent.

Police said there was a second burglary attempt in the neighborhood, but added that the residents were not cooperating with officers.