Sunday, April 16, 2017
IA: Homeowner shoots Woman who Broke in, Choked Him
The man told police he heard a noise and saw a women in the house wearing a headlamp. According to police, when the man confronted the woman, she said she was there with her boyfriend and asked him not to shoot.
Police said the man grabbed her in an attempt to get her out of the house and the two fought, with the woman eventually wrapping a scarf around his neck and choking him.
According to police, the man felt he had no choice but to shoot her.“On the surface, it looks like it was a justifiable shooting," Des Moines police Sgt. Paul Parizek said.