PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – An Oakland man stopped a would-be burglar with a video game gun Sunday.
Police say a 24-year-old man was at his Ophelia Street home Sunday morning playing video games when an unknown man came into his house.READ MORE: Two Men Injured In Late-Night Shooting In Wilkinsburg
The resident told police he felt threatened and pulled out a “prop” gun, likely used in the video game he was playing, and was able to detain the intruder until police arrived.
Once on scene, police arrested the man.READ MORE: South Side Residents Fed Up With Violence, But Weary On New Restrictions
The suspect, 23-year-old Kymarr Freeman of Oakland, was charged with burglary, criminal trespass and possessing an instrument of crime.
He is currently being held in the Allegheny County Jail.State Police In Kittanning Searching For Arson Suspect Following Reported Domestic Incident