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Neighbor says he shot at two home burglars to scare them off

Posted at 11:24 PM, Jun 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-18 07:42:14-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla., -- Towels of blood were left behind after a neighbor says two men broke into his home on SE 17th Terrace and Academy and attacked him and his family. 

The victim wouldn't go on camera but tells Fox 4 the men had guns when they broke into his home, punched him in the eye and stole nearly $1500. 

He explains his dad grabbed his own gun after the burglars threatened to kill him and was able to shoot at them to scare them away. He says the men ran out the front door and drove away. They immediately called police. 

Cape Coral police confirmed that shots were fired and one person was injured. Fox 4 will update you with more information as it comes. 

The victim admitted that he left his front door unlocked.