On Friday night, March 15, in the coastal community of Hammond, Ore. a homeowner found himself the victim of a home invasion. However, when the intruder broke into the home, the homeowner was able to hold him at gunpoint while his neighbor called the police, according to a report by KOIN Local 6 News.
As Officer Ray Ayers, arrived on the scene, he heard a single gunshot come from inside the home. Upon entering, it was discovered that the intruder, identified as 25-year-old Tony J. Tischer, had been shot by the homeowner with a 12-guage shotgun.
Ayers provided immediate medical attention and attempted to calm Tischer down until paramedics arrived. Tischer was then transported to a local hospital to be treated for the gunshot wound. His condition is unknown at this time.
The homeowner immediately turned his shotgun over to the police and both him and his wife have fully cooperated with the investigation, which is still ongoing.
Reports state that this is the third time Tischer has burglarized this same home. He was already jailed twice for past burglaries, but was recently released due to overcrowding. It is unknown at this time whether Tischer is acquainted the homeowners.
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