The owner told police that he heard a noise at his front door around1:45 a.m. and opened the door. Three men armed with knives forced their way into the home in the 6400 block of South Phillips Avenue.
The intruders forced the residents into a back bedroom when thehomeowner shot one of the intruders. The intruders fled in a dark-colored SUV, police said.
Police said the homeowner said he recognized one of the suspects.Subsequently police arrested 30-year-old Eric Kutz as well as a 14-year-old male.
Police said Kutz was transported to an area hospital to receivetreatment for his injuries.
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