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January 22, 2013
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Would-be burglars greeted by gunfire

A man in an orange jumpsuit claiming to be looking for a gas leak found himself being shot at after an early morning encounter with a Clear Creek resident.

Carson City and Douglas County deputies spent Tuesday morning searching for the man and another after the stolen black Jeep they were driving was wrecked during their escape.

According to the Carson City Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred at about 4 a.m. between Carson City and Spooner Summit.

The resident said he was awakened by a noise on his rear deck and confronted by a 6-foot-tall white man wearing an orange …

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The Record Courier Updated Jan 23, 2013 11:09AM Published Jan 22, 2013 06:52PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.