Naked Man Enters Yard, Chokes Dog, Bites Homeowner Before Being Shot and Arrested UPDATED
The house at 175 NW 56th Street where the bizarre incident took place this morning
Well, 2013 isn't starting out any more sane.
A naked burglar was arrested this morning after allegedly breaking into a yard in Little Haiti, choking a dog, and biting the house's resident. The home-dweller then shot the invader in the leg and wrestled him to the ground until cops could arrive.
According police, residents along Northwest 56th Street awoke around 5 a.m. this morning to the sounds of a barking dog.
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When a resident of 175 NW 56th Street -- a small pink house next to a church that records show is owned by Aaron and Virginia Brown -- grabbed his gun and went outside, he saw a naked man choking his dog.
But when the resident tried to stop the assault, the man "jumped on him and began chocking [sic] and biting him," according to a police report.
The resident then squeezed off two rounds at the intruder, hitting the man in the leg, before his gun jammed.
Even after getting shot, however, the intruder kept fighting ferociously. The home-dweller managed to wrestle him to the ground until cops arrived. As several police officers arrested the snarling man, he tried to the cops.
The as yet unidentified black male suspect is under arrest and in stable condition at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Naked? Check. Biting? Check. Superhuman strength to fight through bullets? Check.
This one has bath salts written all over it. Although "Miami Werewolf" is also a distinct possibility.
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