TYLER, TX (FOX 51) Tyler Police were called to a burglary in progress at 1204 Barbara Street.
The female homeowner told police that she and her children were asleep when she heard a loud crash in the front room of the house.
Someone had thrown a bicycle through the front window of the house.
Police Tell FOX 51 her 18 year-old grabbed a gun and went to check out the damaged.
The son saw a black man wearing all black and carrying a duffel bag standing in the front yard near the window.
The son fired three rounds into the front yard causing the man to run away.
Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call Tyler Police at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833).