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3 Michigan Officers Shot, Wounded by Intruder During Hostage Rescue

Despite the suspect firing multiple rounds at the officers, law enforcement did not fire back out of concern a bullet could strike one of the innocent victims still inside the house. Sheriff Fuller said that decision allowed the suspect to be taken into custody alive.

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Tennessee Police End Standoff with Armed Men Barricaded in Home, 3 in Custody

Police Spokesman Don Aaron with the Metro Nashville (TN) Police Department said that two adults and three minor girls—ages 10, 14 and 17—were inside the home at the time of the invasion. They all managed to escape.

Maryland Man Who Shot and Wounded 2 Officers Will Not Be Charged

A man who shot and wounded two Prince George's County, MD, police officers will not be charged because he was not the man they were after—he was in fact, under the impression that he was defending himself from a home invasion.

Colorado Officer Shot Responding to Home Invasion, 4 Suspects at Large

Officers responded to a 911 hang-up call at the home at 11 p.m. Sack responded and when he entered the home, he came across two intruders. Gunfire was exchanged and Sack was wounded but was able to get out of the line of fire.

Colorado Police Mistake Man for Burglar, Fatally Shoot Him

Aurora police had responded to a call from a woman who said a man was breaking into her house. Upon arrival at the scene, officers heard gunshots. Unbeknownst to them, a male resident of the home had just fatally shot an intruder. Officers entered the building, encountered an armed man, and shot him.

Suspect in Infamous Serial Rapes and Murders Captured After 40 Years of Investigation

Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert and Sheriff Scott Jones said they relied on DNA evidence to arrest Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, who lived for more than three decades on a quiet street in Citrus Heights.

NY Family Paid $4.5 Million to Settle Lawsuits Over Police Shooting of Hostage

Andrea Rebello, 21, of Tarrytown, New York, was fatally shot by an officer during a botched home invasion that also killed the gunman.

Video: OH K-9 Dies Trying to Catch Kidnapping Suspects

A Green Township, OH, police K-9 named Dino died in the line of duty after suffering a medical event as he tried to apprehend four suspects wanted in the reported kidnapping of a toddler, police said Tuesday.

OH K-9 Dies Trying to Catch Kidnapping Suspects

A Green Township, OH, police K-9 named Dino died in the line of duty after suffering a medical event as he tried to apprehend four suspects wanted in the reported kidnapping of a toddler, police said Tuesday. More Here.

San Antonio Officer Shot, Suspect Killed in Home Invasion Response

A San Antonio police officer who was shot twice while he struggled with a suspect late Tuesday night is expected to make a full recovery, according to information released by the San Antonio Police Department. More Here.