Saturday, September 19, 2009

Armed Homeowner Kills 2 in Home Invasion

North Syracuse police went to 115 Elm St. in the village around 1 a.m. after a man called 911 to report that two men kicked in his front door and attacked him. One of the males reportedly was wearing a ski mask, according to officer Jeffrey Tripp of the North Syracuse police.

The resident, identified as Jeff Bush, 22, and another person in the home fought with the men, then fatally shot one with a shotgun, according to Tripp.

The other alleged assailant, who was fighting with the other resident, was also shot by Bush, police said. He died while being taken to a hospital, police said.