Sacramento, California. — 3 People were wounded (including the home owner) and dead in a thwarted home invasion when the Home Owner opened fire on the robbery suspects.
The attempted robbery happened outside of the home on the 900 block of Haven Court just after 3:30 a.m. The man killed was suspected to be one of the invaders. The attempt took place while a number of young people were in the home during a sleepover.
When Officers arrived, they found 4 people shot in the exchange of gunfire between the homeowner and the intruders. One of the intruders was reported to have died at the scene. 21-year-old Thomas Ordonaz was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon.
The homeowner along with two other suspects were hospitalized with non-life threatening wounds. Although 1 man showed up to the hospital with gun shot wounds, police are still looking for 2 other suspects.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call the Sacramento Police Department at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.