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Posted: 5:39 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013
By Gene Wexler
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —
Police say a man who shot two window repairmen as they worked on his home thought they were trying to break in.
It happened on Birds Nest Lane on the Westside, where the two men were actually scheduled to be working on Wednesday.
Police say the home has been burglarized twice recently, so when the two men began their work in the afternoon, the man grabbed a gun and fired multiple shots at the window.
One man was shot and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The other was grazed by a bullet and was not transported.
After the initial investigation, police say they were led to believe the man didn’t know about the scheduled work.
"One of the residents of the home was leaving at the time the repairmen showed up," said Detective C.D. Lee, "and that person spoke briefly with the repairmen."
But the man says he wasn’t told.
Police say charges are pending further investigation. No arrests have been made at this time.
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