Man Tackles Armed Gunman in His Home

Published 01/05 2014 11:41PM

Updated 01/06 2014 12:02AM

Residents walked inside their South Abilene home late Saturday night to find an armed gunman.

The incident happened before midnight in the 5200 block of Twylight Trail, according to police reports. The middle-aged pair said that the known subject broke into their home and pointed a gun at them.

One of the owners tackled the subject and took the gun from him. The suspect was able to get away on foot. The incident is reported as a burglary of habitation.

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