When Seconds Count: Man Put on Hold by Police Dispatchers During Home Invasion, Takes Matters into His Own Hands

Editor’s Note: Calling the cops for help will not always save you. Nothing will ever replace personal protection.

PORT RICHEY (FOX 13) – A home invasion and robbery in Pasco County is exposing some problems in the 911 dispatch system.

It happened earlier this week on Gwain Road in Port Richey. A man called 911 after four robbers with guns broke into his home, demanded money and prescription drugs.

The dispatcher tried to transfer the call from the fire department to law enforcement side of things – but he got a voicemail just as the crooks returned to the home.

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Chaos ensues. The man takes matters into his own hands and shot one of the robbers.

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