(WICHITA, Kan.) — Update: Wichita police say a homeowner was in his right to fire a shot at a man who broke into his home. That shot didn't hit the suspect, instead, it struck a tree.
Wichita police are looking for a home burglary suspect. The burglar broke into a home in the 600 block of N. Brookfield near Central and Woodlawn late Tuesday evening.
Police say the 64 year-old homeowner was sitting in his living room with the patio door open. The homeowner says a man with a gun entered and demanded property. The homeowner grabbed his own gun and fired one shot towards the intruder. Police say the shot hit a tree. The suspect was not injured.
Police say the homeowner was justified in firing his gun because he was fearful of his life. No charges will be filed in the case.