California homeowner holds teen burglary suspects at gunpoint

CHINO HILLS (KRON) – A Southern California homeowner took matters into his own hands when he noticed people trying to break into his home.

The Chino Hills man was able to catch the suspects and hold them at gunpoint until police arrived. He even snapped of photo of the moment he held the teen suspects on the ground.

“They came home from the supermarket and they noticed somebody jump the fence and try to pry in and he panicked and had a gun and pulled out and did a warning shot,” a neighbor said.

After 911 was called, deputies responded to the scene and arrested the teens. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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