Columbus Man Chased From Home By Armed Homeowner After Breaking In

(COLUMBUS) – Columbus police say a man was chased from a home at gunpoint after he barged in and attacked a resident Friday night.

A family was at home in the 3000 block of 32nd Street at about 9 p.m. when a man came through the door and attacked the husband, pinning him to the floor.

The man got away, grabbed a handgun from the bedroom and ordered the attacker to leave.

Tyler Wells

Police arrested 30-year-old Tyler Wells as he was leaving the home. He attempted to fight with officers as they arrested him and he appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance.

After being checked out at Columbus Regional Hospital, he was taken to jail on preliminary charges of residential entry, resisting law enforcement and public intoxication.