Nineteen-Year-Old Shoots Home Invaders to Save Girlfriend
On July 22, a 19-year-old Carrick, Pennsylvania, tenant grabbed a shotgun and fired three shots at two home invaders to save his girlfriend's life. One home invader was killed, and one was critically injured.
According to TribLive.News, 31-year-old David Calhoun and 27-year-old Christopher A. Thomas allegedly broke into a Carrick apartment. Once inside, the intruders "shoved [the] 19-year-old [resident], who lives there with his 17-year-old girlfriend, into a bedroom and asked for 'his stuff.'"
The 19-year-old retrieved "a shotgun and fired three times, hitting both men."
When police arrived, they found Calhoun's body inside the apartment and Thomas "lying face down ... on the front steps."
Thomas was taken to UPMC Mercy hospital in critical condition.
Police interviewed both the occupant and his girlfriend, and no charges were filed.
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