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Woman Opens Fire At Citrus Heights Burglars

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Police investigate the scene of a shooting at a reported home invasion attempt in Citrus Heights on January 17, 2011.

Police investigate the scene of a shooting at a reported home invasion attempt in Citrus Heights on January 17, 2011.

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CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (CBS13) – A woman scared off as many as three suspects who attempted to break into her home Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities.

The Citrus Heights Police Department said a woman in her 60s heard suspicious activity outside her home on the 7700 block of Glen Tree Drive and spotted multiple suspects trying to break in through the front of the house.

The victim also heard another suspect trying to break in from the backyard.

The woman fired at least one shot with her gun, causing the suspects to flee the property.

No injuries were immediately reported. No arrests have been made.

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