Police: Madison homeowner holds would-be intruder at gunpoint

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man accused of attempting to break into a Madison home Wednesday night was reportedly held at gunpoint by the homeowner until police arrived.

Metro police responded around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday to a residence in the 1500 block of Hudson Road.

When officers got to the scene, they said the homeowner was holding Marquiese Kemp at gunpoint.

According to police, two juveniles inside the home reported hearing someone knocking on the door.

Marquiese Kemp
Marquiese Kemp (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

Officers said the homeowner went outside and saw Kemp kicking the door as if he was trying to break in.

The homeowner fired one shot from his pistol into the air and held the suspect until police could take him into custody.

Kemp was booked Thursday morning into the Metro jail on a charge of attempted aggravated burglary.

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