On May 12th, Vance County, N.C., homeowner Jonathan Haith used an AR-15 to shoot an armed invader who kicked in the door of his house.
According to Raleigh’s ABC 11, Haith was in bed when he heard someone knocking around 9:30 a.m. Haith said, “I wanted to roll over and stay in the air conditioning, and I just ignored it.”
But Haith said the knocking continued for 15 minutes and was then followed “by a boom and a thud.”
The homeowner, who then pulled his AR-15 from under the bed, said, “I peeked around the corner, saw a tall, slender black gentleman standing over me with a pistol.” The intruder fired a 9mm round at Haith and missed. Haith returned fire with the AR-15, striking the intruder in “the stomach and shoulder.”
The intruder fled, but he “collapsed outside of a daycare up the street.”
Police arrested the intruder and a getaway car driver who came to pick him up. The intruder is “listed in critical condition at the hospital.”
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