Enfield, N.Y. — A Tompkins County homeowner stopped an attempted home invasion by shooting two men who tried to break into his home, according to the New York State Police.
Troopers responded to the home on Rumsey Hill Road in Enfield at 7:21 a.m. Saturday, police said in a news release Wednesday.
Two people broke into the house, police said. The homeowner told them to leave but shot them when they refused, police said.
The two men fled and a third man drove them to Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania, police said.
One man shot, Mark S. Ward, 50, of Covert, was treated at the hospital and transferred to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. He was charged Monday with first-degree burglary, police said.
The other man shot, Frisco A. Meeks, 32, of Ithaca, was treated at Robert Packer Hospital and extradited from Pennsylvania. He was charged Wednesday with first-degree burglary, police said.
Meeks and Ward are being held at the Tompkins County Jail without bail, according to police.
The driver, Jaime L. Coleman, 38, of Trumansburg, was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree burglary, police said. She was remanded to the Tompkins County Jail on $15,000 bail and $30,000 bond, police said.