ROWLETT (CBSDFW) – Three men are heading to prison after being convicted of breaking into a home and shooting at the homeowners.
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Back in August, Rowlett police received a home invasion robbery call from a residence in the 7200 block of Mercury’s Road.
The female caller reported that two men had broken into her home and began firing. A male homeowner returned gunfire and the suspects fled the scene before officers arrived.READ MORE: Fort Worth ISD Now Operating 5 COVID-19 Testing Sites For Students, Employees
Upon their arrival, detectives determined that the suspects were injured in the gunfight.
Officials say the investigation led to the arrest of 31-year-old Joshua Hixon, 22-year-old Ty Gray, and 32-year-old Brandon Roach.
All three suspects admitted to their roles in the crime and were charged with burglary of a habitation with the intent to commit a felony.MORE NEWS: Where To Get Tested For COVID-19 In North Texas
Hixon was sentenced to 18 years in prison, while Gray got 15 years. Roach received a seven-year sentence for his participation in the crime.