- Associated Press - Friday, January 8, 2016

WILMERDING, Pa. (AP) - An adult and two juvenile brothers were in custody following a suspected western Pennsylvania burglary that prompted a SWAT response.

The SWAT team was called to Wilmerding Thursday morning because someone reported shots fired in the residence. Police now believe the burglary suspects found one of the homeowner’s guns and fired it in the house.

Twenty-one-year-old Garrick Marshman Jr. and two juveniles - a 12- and 14-year-old who were brothers - have been charged with burglary and other crimes.

Marshman told reporters he didn’t know the juveniles saying, “I just met them today.”

Homeowner Jim Gerard came home during the police response. He says he would have shot the intruders had he been home at the time.

Gerard told police one of the suspects was wearing his late father’s Masonic ring.

The suspects didn’t have attorneys Friday.


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