An armed Auburn homeowner fired shots at home intruders after they attempted to kick down the door, scaring the intruders off.
At around 2 a.m. Oct. 19, the Auburn Police Department was dispatched to the 31000 block of 117th Place Southeast after receiving a report of a non-injury shooting, according to the department.
When officers arrived, a resident at the address reported an attempted break-in and burglary at their home involving three suspects. Security footage of the incident showed three masked men carrying guns and announcing themselves as “Seattle police” prior to attempting to kick down the door.
The homeowner, who was armed, fired multiple shots at the intruders through the door, shattering the glass of their storm door, footage shows. Video shows the intruders fleeing immediately, stumbling from the home, as the shots rang out.
According to the department, Auburn detectives are working to try to identify the three suspects in this case.
Investigation into the case continues.