Madison homeowner scares off burglars by firing gunshots

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A homeowner in downtown Madison was able to scare two burglars from their home late Tuesday night by firing gunshots.

Madison police say two people entered a home on N. Carroll Street just after 10:30 p.m., but the homeowner was also inside. When they heard the intruders, they grabbed a gun and fired several shots.

The two burglars ran away after the gunshots, it's not known if either of them were hit. Police are still looking for the two.

If anyone has any knowledge of the incident, they are encouraged to contact the Madison Police Department or the Madison area Crimestoppers program.