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Homeowner shoots at burglar who pulled gun

A 32-year-old local man picked the wrong house to rob.

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The sheriff's office responded to a 911 call at 8 p.m. Friday about a burglary in progress in Upward. The homeowner had returned home and found a man in a white Chevrolet truck that was filled with approximately $4,000 worth of the homeowner’s property, the Henderson County sheriff's office said in a news release.

When the homeowner took out his cell phone to call 911 the burglar grabbed it and threw it away. "The suspect then pointed a firearm at the home owner who in turn, took his legally possessed concealed weapon and fired at the suspect," according to the news release. "The suspect fled and the homeowner went inside to call 911. As the homeowner was speaking with 911 operators, the suspect returned and fired shots in the direction of the homeowner. The suspect again fled but deputies and detectives were able to identify the suspect and owner of the truck as Joshua James Quisenberry."

Quisenberry, of 305 Gypsy Lane in Hendersonville, remained on the run until he was arrested on domestic violence related issues Sunday. He was served with five additional warrants from the incident on Friday night. Deputies charged him with Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon; Felony Larceny; Second Degree Burglary; Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill; Possession of Firearm in Violation of Domestic Order. He is being held in the Henderson County jail under a $575,000 secured bond.