Father, Son Shot During Struggle with Armed Suspects

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Officers respond to a home after a father and son are shot during a home invasion Wednesday night.


A father and son wrestled with armed suspects, both getting shot, to allow family members to escape and call police.

Wednesday night, a couple was at their Salida area home with their two sons when a few people came to their front door. When the door was opened, the suspects forced their way in and started demanding cash and jewelry while pointing guns at the family.

The father and 15-year-old son wrestled with the suspects while the mother and other son escaped to a neighbor’s house.

During the struggle, several gun shots fired and both the father and son were shot.

READ: Family Talks to FOX40 About Violent Home Invasion that Leaves Father, Son Injured

After the gunfire, the suspects left the home and drove away from the neighborhood. The father and son were taken to the hospital, but are expected to be ok.

This investigation is ongoing, anyone with information is asked to call (209) 521-4636.

Tipsters can also e-mail tips at http://www.modestopolice.com/CrimeStoppers, or text them to CRIMES (274637) by typing “Tip704” plus the message and be eligible for a cash reward

In Case You Missed It:

Family Talks About Violent Home Invasion; Father, Son Injured

Home Invasion Suspect Chase Closes I-80

Two Arrested in Home Invasion, that Ended in Murder

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s