NLV teenager credited with scaring off home invaders

Surveillance still of a home invasion that occurred near Ann Road and Aliante Parkway in North Las Vegas. (FOX5)Security still of a home invasion that took place near Ann Roadway and Aliante Parkway in North Las Vegas. (FOX5).

A North Las Vegas teenager is being hailed a hero after scaring home intruders away with a rifle and protecting his young bro and sibling in the process.

The burglary occurred in the middle of the day at a house located near Ann Road and Aliante Parkway.

It was a call that Kiewa Mason stated he ‘d wanted to never ever get from his boy.

“I said, ‘Is everything OK? And he said, ‘No, someone has actually broken into our house,'” Mason stated.

Kiewa Mason’s 14-year-old boy Andrew Mason was home with his bro and sis, both 6 years old.

“I went upstairs and grabbed my bro and told him to hide in the storage room. I got hold of a cellular phone off my papa’s cabinet, grabbed my rifle and concealed in the storage room with my brother,” Andrew Mason said.

Kiewa Mason stated his household has exercised for this scenario.

“I believe in the right to bear arms, and it’s not like he was international to it. We go to the shooting range quite often. We go to the Clark County shooting range frequently. We go to Variety 702,” Kiewa Mason said.

Andrew Mason stated he came face to face with one of the house intruders.

“I had my weapon packed and all set to shoot, but when he saw me he just removed running,” he said.

On the way out, among the home invaders got Kiewa Mason’s safe. Nobody was harmed in the home intrusion.

“He’s outstanding. He did everything completely. [He] could not have done much better, and he’s actually a hero,” Kiewa Mason said of his boy.

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