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Neighbor scares burglars by firing warning shot

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LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA (WVUE) -- -

Alert neighbors are credited with scaring off two suspected burglars who were breaking into a home in Springfield, Louisiana.  Deputies with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office were called to Strawberry Lane around 1 pm on Wednesday in reference to a burglary in progress.

Sheriff Jason Ard says,neighbors witnessed 2 black males attempting to make their way into a  home.  One of the neighbors grabbed a gun and fired off at least one warning shot.  The suspects reportedly fled into a nearby wooded area .  Deputies are continuing to search the area, but have not located the pair.  '

Deputies say they will continue to follow any leads on this case as the investigation continues.

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