9 minutes and 45 seconds. Thats how long it took officers to arrive at the scene of a home invasion according to a video on youtube and a released 911 call. The Invasion turned violent when the suspects discovered the homeowner and attacked him. Luckily, the homeowner was armed and fended off his attackers.
This is why it is so important to be able to defend yourself. These situations arise when we least expect them. Needless to say we dont get to pick when or how a criminal attacks but we can fight back.
This happened in the 9800 block of 13th Avenue Southwest in the White Center area according to Q13
The homeowner told deputies around 2:40 a.m. Monday he woke up to hear glass breaking in his home and found a burglar inside. He reportedly shot and killed the suspect while he was on the phone with 911, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.
“He was on the phone trying to hide from possibly multiple people who were inside his home,” Sgt. Ryan Abbott with the King County Sheriff’s Office said. “That’s what we’re trying to figure out is how many people were inside the house.”
Deputies searched for a possible second suspect, but so far no one has been found.
“In the beginning we believed there was another suspect possibly outstanding. When deputies arrived they began a K9 track and that K9 track didn’t lead to any other suspects,” said Abbott. “It’s unknown if the suspect is by himself or if anyone else was with him and that’s something major crimes units, who just arrived on this scene, are working to try to find out this morning…
This just goes to highlight why it is so important that you carry everywhere and carry everyday!