Indiana Homeowner Opens Fire on Bat-Wielding Home Intruders

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Warren County, INDIANA — On September 5, 2017 at approximately 3:30 a.m. Warren County Sheriff’s Department contacted the Indiana State Police at the Lafayette Post in reference to a home invasion report with possible shots fired.

The initial report has revealed at 1912 West 1050 North near Boswell, IN deputies from the Warren County Sheriff’s arrived and spoke to the home owner William Kellerhals, He reported that two suspects allegedly kicked in his side door and entered his home without permission.

One suspect beat Kellerhals with a bat before he was able to retrieve a gun and fired shots at the fleeing suspects who then jumped into a car and fled the area. Nothing was taken from the home and Kellerhals received only bumps and bruises which he declined medical treatment.

Both men were described as being white males one being about 5-10 to 6-00 tall slender build wearing a white T-shirt. The other individual was a white male with no descriptors.