(Blount Co.) WVLT - A suspect in a Blount County home invasion got a lot more than he bargained for Sunday night.
A man who lives on West Vinegar Valley Road in Friendsville says he was asleep when he heard someone trying to break into his home with a crowbar.
The man told officers he grabbed his rifle, and as the suspect entered the house, he saw the gun and took off, getting into a car with another man.
The homeowner says he fired three shots at the car, possibly hitting a tail-light.
The two men got away in a blue, 80's model Ford Escort.
If you have any information surrounding this incident, call the Blount County crime hotline at (865) 273-5200.