Man says pregnant wife stopped violent home invasion with AR-15

By Talia Naquin, WJW

LITHIA, Fla. (WJW) -- Police in Lithia, Florida are investigating a violent home invasion.

Jeremy King says two masked men armed with guns barged into his home around 9 p.m. Wednesday and started beating him.

“I’ve got a fractured eye socket, a fractured sinus cavity, a concussion, 20 stitches and three staples in my head,” he told Bay News 9.

King says his wife grabbed an AR-15 and started shooting.

Bay News 9 reports one of the suspects was found dead in a ditch. The other suspect got away.

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