Lehigh Acres Armed
According to Lee County deputies, the suspects entered a home on Martin Avenue near 28th SW around 12:30 a.m.
The terminally ill man and his wife fought back after two armed men entered their home and started making demands early Thursday morning.
The family said the suspects entered their bedroom and woke them up with guns to their heads. The suspects reportedly told the couple they knew they had money because of the work truck parked in their driveway.
They ripped jewelry off the woman’s neck, grabbed their cell phones and then made their way to the family’s gun safe. The wife said it took her husband several minutes to open the safe because his hands were shaking in fear.
The homeowners said the suspects threatened to kill their dog if it didn’t stop barking. The suspects took at least 10 guns and took off in the family’s vehicle.
Investigators on scene said the homeowners fired shots at the suspects at some point. The car was located just a few miles from the area, but the suspects are still on the run. LCSO Investigators say a weapon was located in the vehicle.