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Man arrested for shooting at prowler who tried to enter his home

June 26, 2012

A 58-year-old Franklin man was arrested for firing a gun through a bay window at a suspected prowler June 21.

According to the Franklin police report:

The prowler, a 34-year-old Milwaukee man, was apparently intoxicated when he mistakenly attempted to enter a home in the 8200 block of South 100th Street at 9:15 p.m. June 21.

When the resident heard the prowler, he fired a shot at the man through the bay window of his home. His wife called police while the homeowner held the man at gunpoint.

The intoxicated man was arrested for disorderly conduct, and the resident was arrested for recklessly endangering safety.

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