Armed Homeowner Held Intruders At Gunpoint Until Police Arrived.

Posted on April 29, 2013


Indiana (Kenneth Douglas-WFIE-TV) – An Evansville man who held two home invasion suspects at gunpoint until police arrived shared his story with 14 News.

It happened about 10:30 on Wednesday night in the 1,000 block of Idlewild Drive.

22-year-old Paul Lukac and 24-year-old Justin Henschen are accused of breaking into John and Matt Fugate’s home, but those two suspects had no idea what was waiting for them.

Paul Lukac (left) and Justin Hensch (right)

A threat on his family, turned the soft-spoken Matt Fugate, into an armed protector.

Matt was behind his bedroom door when out of nowhere, he says two men kicked in the front door of his Idlewild Drive home.

“I raced for the gun vault and had my gun in my hand in 5-seconds and then answered the door,” says Matt.

Matt Fugate Holds Robbers at Gunpoint in Evansville, IL Until Cops Arrive

Homeowner Matt Fugate held intruders at gunpoint until authorities arrived.

His brother John’s 911 call explains what happened next.

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(h/t:  The Blaze)