Orange County, Florida

From the Orlando Sentinel of August 25, 2007

Orange homeowner shoots burglary suspect

A 65-year-old Orange County homeowner shot a man late Friday as he was breaking into his home in the 2200 block of W. Pine St.

Harvey Lee Williams, 22, was shot in the right arm and taken to a hospital for treatment.

The homeowner, who fired from inside his house, does not face charges, Orange County Sheriff’s Cmdr. Bruce McMullen said. Williams has not been charged, but the investigation is not complete.

From WFTV of August 25, 2007

Elderly Man Shoots Suspected Burglar

Orange County deputies responding to a report of a burglary found a man with a gunshot wound to his right arm just after midnight Saturday morning.

Their investigation discovered that the shooting victim had been burglarizing a home on West Pine Street and had been shot by the homeowner, a 65 year old man.

Fire rescue transported Harvey Lee Williams to Orlando Regional Medical Center,

The wound to Williams was considered non life threatening.

He was charged with burglary, and later booked into the Orange County Jail.

The elderly homeowner was not charged.


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