NE: Resident shoots would-be home intruder

Source: KETV 7 News

“A man who had just crashed into several mailboxes was shot early Sunday as he attempted to break into a home according to Omaha Police. … 36-year-old Benjamin Novak crashed into multiple mailboxes before crashing through a fence and ending in the backyard of the home. Officers said Novak then attempted to break into the house. A resident of the home shot Novak. Novak was taken to a hospital. He was released a short time later and faces several charges including attempted burglary, reckless driving and criminal mischief.” (07/18/21)