On November 18 a Lakewood, Washington, homeowner untied himself and his wife, then shot one of three armed home invaders to death.
The incident occurred around 9 p.m.
According to The News Tribune, one of the intruders “had a gun, another had a knife.” They pistol-whipped the husband then tied him up. They also tied up the wife and cut her hand with the knife in the process.
After tying up the couple and rummaging through the home, the intruders stepped outside. While they were outside the man was able to untie himself and his wife. He then “retrieved a handgun,” shut the door to the room, and he and his wife waited.
When the intruders returned the one with the gun shot through the door. The homeowner responded by firing twice.
The intruders fled and police later found the body of a 19-year-old man they believe “was one of the robbers from the Lakewood home invasion.”
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