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Lassen County man shoots intruder after pitchfork attack

Authorities said a man shot an intruder who stabbed him with a pitchfork on Saturday.

Posted: Jul 30, 2019 4:37 PM

LASSEN COUNTY, Calif. - Authorities said a man shot an intruder who stabbed him with a pitchfork on Saturday.

The Lassen County Sheriff's Office said the incident happened just after midnight on Saturday at a home on Johnsonville Road. 

Deputies say Tobie Guffee, of Susanville, ran off after he was shot, but was later arrested on attempted murder charges. 

Guffee allegedly used a brick to break the window of a sliding glass door. 

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