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Last updated on Saturday, September 8, 2012
(INDIANAPOLIS) — A man who broke into a home on the city’s near-north side early Friday was shot in the arm by the homeowner, police said.
Dispatchers had initially sent officers to the area about 6 a.m. to investigate an attempted rape near 19th Street, and police were in the process of setting up a perimeter in the neighborhood, RTV6's Jack Rinehart reported.
While searching for the attempted rape suspect, Indianapolis Metro Police Department officers said they spotted two burglary suspects carrying a 55 inch TV through the perimeter.
When the suspects spotted police, they dropped the TV and took off running, IMPD Sgt. Jack Simpson said.
Just before 6:30 a.m., detectives said one of the two suspects broke into a home in the 2100 block of North New Jersey Street in an attempt to escape police.
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The suspect, Anthony Henderson, 20, was shot in the arm by the homeowner, who found Henderson hiding under a desk in the living room.
"He stated the guy was underneath a desk. He leaped out at him, so he fired a few shots at him. The subject ran," Simpson said.
Henderson was taken to Wishard Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Simpson said the suspect in the attempted rape and the other burglary suspect remain at large.
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