The homeowner, who lives in the 14200 block of 168th Avenue Northeast, came home and found a man and woman in his house, said Sgt. Cindi West, spokeswoman for the Sheriff’s Office. The homeowner said he at first kept his gun pointed at the burglars while calling 911, but he shot the man in the stomach when he “rushed” toward him because he feared for his life.
The woman escaped,
but was later arrested, and remains at-large, West said.
In the recording the wounded man tells a 911 operator he is in his car and suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach. He tells the operator he’s not sure where he is, but provides an address on 158th Avenue Northeast. The man, who is obviously in pain, tells the operator, “I’m dying.”
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When the operator asks the man if he knows who shot him, he says, “I don’t know.” The operator then cannot get the wounded man to respond despite several attempts.
West said today that the wounded man remains in the hospital.