Homeowner Holds Burglary Suspect at Gunpoint

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RENO, NV - A 70-year-old Reno man used a handgun to stop a would-be burglar at his home. Reno Police say Ron Stewart answered the door at his home on Locust St when police say 22-year-old Samuel Flores forced his way into the house.

After a short struggle, Stewart grabbed his handgun (which he had in the house) and kept Flores at bay while the police were called.

Reno police took Flores into custody where he will be charged with burglary and battery of an elderly person.

Stewart was not injured in the altercation.