A Reseda resident defended his home after a man attempted to break in early Saturday morning, according to LAPD.
The Los Angeles Police Department responded to the 6600 block of Sylvia Avenue in Reseda just after midnight.
The home's resident was sleeping when he heard someone trying to break into his house and armed himself with a handgun, officers said.
He reportedly fired a shot when he saw a male in dark clothing in his kitchen doorway.
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The suspect fled, and police report there was no evidence that the suspect was hit.
LAPD has not been able to locate the suspect.