Police in Alabama say a man suffered burns across his face after he broke into a woman's house with a gun and she defended herself with a pot of hot grease.
According to a statement from the Decatur Police Department, police responded to a call of a domestic dispute last Thursday and discovered Larondrick Macklin, 31, with burns on his face. He was taken to the hospital.
A detective discovered Macklin was the "primary aggressor in the altercation," according to a police statement. According to police, Macklin "entered the victim’s house with a firearm, and the victim defended herself with a pot containing hot grease."
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Macklin's relationship to the alleged victim is unclear.
"Since the situation was of a domestic nature, we are not at liberty to discuss the relationship between the victim and the suspect at this time," a police spokeswoman told USA TODAY.
Macklin was arrested on charges of first-degree domestic violence and first-degree burglary. He is being held in a local jail in lieu of $300,000 bond. He was taken to jail without incident after receiving medical attention.
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Alabama woman throws hot grease on alleged home intruder, police say