It was a bad day to be a home invader, glad to see some people fight back.
NEW PORT RICHEY - The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men involved in a foiled home invasion Wednesday night.
One is about 6-foot-2, 290 pounds and might have a broken nose and jaw. He was beaten with a shovel and metal plate by the homeowner and his roommate, the sheriff's office said.
The man is white, 35 to 45, muscular, with reddish-brown hair, tan complexion and tattoos on both forearms, one of which is a dragon with a skull.
The other man is white, about 6-foot-1 and 180 pounds, thin, with an olive complexion, blue eyes and short light brown hair. He is about 25, has a scar or scratch on the left side of his chin and a tattoo on his neck.
The older man is said to have pushed his way into a home on Cedar Point Drive about 10 p.m. Wednesday as the 44-year-old homeowner and his wife watched television. The intruder wore a red ski mask, brandished a black BB gun and demanded money and jewelry.
The would-be robber dropped the gun during a scuffle with the homeowner. The struggle continued outside, where the second intruder joined the fray. Another man who lives at the home ran outside and hit the first intruder several times with a metal plate. The homeowner then hit the same man with a shovel.
The men ran west to a silver sport utility vehicle and drove north on Runnel Drive.
Twice the terror in a Metro Atlanta neighborhood on Friday night -- a home invasion, where one of the victims inside the home was shot and wounded, then, the terror spilled into the surrounding neighborhood where children were playing as the home invaders were suddenly fleeing for their lives.
First, the man who the gunmen, the home invaders, shot, 43-year-old Robert Clemons.
He was treated and released from Southern Regional Medical Center, shot once in the lower leg, according to police.
Police are searching for the two men who shot Clemons and terrorized him, his family, and everyone in his neighborhood.
The home invasion and shooting near Hartsfield-Jackson Airport terrorized neighborhood children who were outside plaing when the gunmenwere running away.
“It was just scary,” said 9-year-old Gustacia Johnson.
Young Gustacia and her sister, brother and grandmother were left shaking at what happened in their own neighborhood, beginning with the home invasion in the duplex just down the street.
“Apparently, what happened was two black males entered the home and a struggle ensued, and a shot was fired,” said Fulton County police officer Gary Syblis.
The victim, Clemons, was wounded in the leg. His brother then grabbed his own gun, and wearing only his underpants, chased the home invaders down the street, right past the Johnson children and their grandmother, Willie Mae Johnson.
At first they thought he was a crazy man about to shoot them, screaming that he just wanted to use their phone to call police.
Fulton County Police have not released any description of the two men. But there were five people in the house, and many others in the neighborhood who saw them, and are helping police try to identify them.
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