Neighbors: Woman shot intruder breaking in

Posted at 7:12 AM, Dec 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-04 09:12:09-05

Neighbors tell Denver7 a woman shot a man who knocked on her apartment door, then kicked it in early Friday morning.

It happened at an apartment complex in the 900-block of South Quince Street, near Quebec Street and Parker Road.

Neighbors said they heard a man knocking on their neighbor's door and yelling, "let me in, let me in."

The witnesses told Denver7 they believe the man was knocking on the wrong door and didn't live there.

When the man kicked in the apartment door, the woman started shooting, hitting the suspect in the hand and sending bullets through a neighbor's door, witnesses said.

No one else was hurt.

Officers told Denver7 the suspected shooter is being questioned. The injured suspect was taken to the hospital.


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