Fayetteville woman shoots intruder
Posted December 14, 2012
Fayetteville, N.C. — Police say a Fayetteville woman wounded an intruder Thursday night, and officers have charged a man in the case.
Derrick Emmanuel Allen, 45, of Elliot Farm Road, has been charged with breaking and entering and conspiracy. Police said he is being treated at a local hospital.
The woman heard a noise and saw two people breaking into her home. Police said she grabbed a 20-gauge shotgun and shot one of them in the arm, causing both burglars to flee.
Police are still searching for a second person in the case.