Neighbors Stop Break-In But He Returned With A Gun

A man is under arrest, accused of trying to break into a home Wednesday morning and then trying to shoot neighbors.

This happened around 2:00 a.m. near Illinois and Orchard, in the area of First and Tulare in Fresno.

Police say the man was trying to break into a house by kicking down a door.

Neighbors heard the noise and interrupted the break-in.

The man drove away and police say ten minutes later he returned to confront those neighbors.

Police say at one point the man fired a shot at the neighbors then drove away again.

Police were able to track him down near a home on El Monte and Fifth Street, about a mile away.

He was arrested and a gun was also recovered.

People were inside the home at the time of the break-in, but no one was hurt.