Nineteen-Year-Old Shoots Home Invaders to Save Girlfriend

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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