Florida sheriff releases video of armed home intruders fleeing when intended victim fires back with rifle

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The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office released video of a Florida property owner firing a rifle at property thieves as deputies check out to establish the fourth suspect. 

3 of the suspects approached the victim’s house though a fourth waited in a car or truck. When the victim unlocked the entrance door, two of the gentlemen allegedly pushed their way inside of and started off attacking him, even though the 3rd waited exterior with a handgun. 

The target was armed but lost his gun throughout the scuffle, then ran to the back of his home and grabbed an AK-47-design rifle, which he commenced firing at the thieves, Escambia County Sheriff Chip Simmons reported. 

The suspects fled after the homeowner started out firing an AK-47 model rifle. 
(Escambia County Sheriff’s Place of work)

“He did unquestionably nothing at all mistaken,” Simmons instructed “Fox & Pals 1st” on Thursday. “If another person breaks into my entrance door, barges and assaults me or my household, they are heading to get shot, and I afford that same thought to the inhabitants of my county.”


All of the suspects fled the moment the property owner started off firing. Three of them have given that been discovered and two have been arrested.

Da'Torrance Hackworth and Antonio DeWayne Dean Jr. were both arrested for allegedly taking part in the home invasion. 

Da’Torrance Hackworth and Antonio DeWayne Dean Jr. ended up each arrested for allegedly getting element in the property invasion. 
(Escambia County Sheriff’s Place of work)

Da’Torrance Hackworth, 20, and Antonio Dewayne Dean Jr., 18, ended up both of those billed with use or display screen of a firearm throughout a felony, possession of a firearm by a felon, and other counts. 

Joseph Roman Sanders, 18, is desired by law enforcement for house invasion with a firearm. 

Sheriff's deputies are searching for a fourth suspect involved in the home invasion. 

Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a fourth suspect included in the household invasion. 
(Escambia County Sheriff’s Business office)

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A fourth suspect who waited outside the house the residence with a handgun is yet to be discovered by law enforcement. 

Fox News’s Emma Colton and Sarah Rumpf contributed to this report.