Police responded to a home in the 5700 block of Lenore Lane for a report of a burglary at around 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, March 17.
Upon arrival, officers found that the apparent homeowner had encountered a stranger attempting to enter in his home. An altercation followed and the resident shot the stranger in the upper body with a handgun.
The injured man fled on foot towards Telegraph Road.
He attempted to flag down a passing yellow school bus, which was occupied by a small number of students. A nearby officer responded to the location, the intersection of Lenore and Telegraph, and immediately apprehended the suspect. The suspect was transported to a hospital where his injuries were described as non-life-threatening. Officers recovered the suspect’s apparent weapon; a stun gun.
Police identified the suspect as a 27-year-old Northern Virginia man and charges are pending further investigation.
The homeowner was identified as a…
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