"Armed homeowner holds suspect at bay"

From Marion, Ohio:

A 24-year-old man accused of breaking into a home in Yorkshire Estates on Tuesday morning was held at gunpoint by the homeowner until sheriff's deputies arrived.

Scott B. Baker, 183 Stark Court, was walking around the home in the 1100 block of Kingwood Drive when the 62-year-old homeowner saw him. He armed himself with his handgun and called 9-1-1 at about 11:07 a.m.

"By the time we got there, the guy had entered the home and was held at gunpoint," said Maj. Aaron Corwin of the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies reported the suspect got in through an unlocked window. Two other suspects were seen waiting outside in a car. . . .

Corwin said Baker didn't give the homeowner any trouble while they waited for deputies.

"I think he knew he was caught at that point," he said.

The homeowner was the only one home at the time, and no one was hurt in the incident.

Corwin said he didn't think the homeowner was too shaken.

"He handled it very well," he said. "I don't know too many people who wouldn't have been shaken." . . .



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