Tennessee Home Intruders Allegedly Tase Family Dog, Take Son Hostage. Then Dad Grabs His Gun


According to the Murfreesboro Police Department, a Tennessee father took matters into his hands on Friday night when two armed men broke into his house.

In a press statement, Murfreesboro Police Department stated that Clifford Wright allegedly entered the house wearing gloves and masks through the front entrance.

The release said that the two men allegedly tased the family dog upon entering the home before holding the teenage son of the homeowner at gunpoint.

According to the release, the homeowner who had grabbed his firearm in the meantime, shot the intruders.

According to a departmental release, when police arrived at the home they found Ford dead near the front entrance from multiple gunshot wounds.

Wright fled the scene, despite being injured by the homeowner. According to the press release, police captured him near Salvation Army.

Wright was taken to jail by police after he had been treated at a hospital. The release said that he faces charges for firearm possession by a convicted felon, during a violent crime, aggravated theft, and attempted aggravated fraud.

Murfreesboro Police Department released a statement saying that the homeowner was not charged, but the investigation is still ongoing.