Disabled veteran in Muskogee shoots intruder

Muskogee police officer Pedro Zardeneta said an elderly disabled veteran in the 600 block of Kankakee reported shooting a man trying to break into his home Saturday night. The wounded man was taken to a hospital and admitted for treatment.
From Staff Reports Published: November 11, 2012
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An elderly disabled veteran shot an intruder at his home Saturday evening, authorities said.

Muskogee police officer Pedro Zardeneta said officers went to the 600 block of Kankakee about 10:45 p.m. on the report of a shooting. The disabled veteran told police he shot a man who was trying to break into his home.

Police found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital where he was admitted for treatment.

Zardeneta said police would not be releasing any more details, including the names of those involved, until Monday morning.


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