According to WPXI, early this morning around 1:30a.m., 85-year-old Ellport resident, Don Lutz came face to face with two intruders inside his home on Jamison Avenue.
After a brief altercation with the two men, Lutz shot one of them with the gun he keeps under his pillow.
Quoting the WPXI article: “I just fired one. It was in the dark. He attacked me and he was up close and I shot him,” Lutz said. “They jumped me and we both went on the floor. I scuffled with them on the floor and the one guy rolled over dead and the other guy, he jumped up and went out the door.”
The identity of the suspect has not been released yet.
Lutz says he is sore from the altercation but he is in otherwise good spirits.
Police are searching for the second intruder who ran off.