Sheriff’s Deputies Searching For Suspects In Wooded Area

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(Shelby County, TN) Shelby County Deputies are looking for two men who tried to break into a home this morning while a couple was sleeping.

It happened in the 4700 Block of Bending Oaks Cove in North Shelby County.

Investigators say the men disconnected power to the home and tried to get into the home through a back window.

They say the man got his shot-gun and fired at the suspects, but doesn't know if he hit either one of them.

Deputies spent the morning canvassing the neighborhood looking for the suspects seen leaving the area in a dark, 90's model Grand Prix.

Neighbors couldn't help but notice and say from now on they'll be on their guard.

"I’ll be more vigilant and keep my protection a little closer at hand," said Ernest Hatton.

Deputies say the man had every right to defend his home and property.

" I don’t blame him if someone was coming into my house threatening my life it’s going to be the same outcome," said Nick Williams.

If you know anything call CrimeStoppers at 528-CASH.