On September 9, an alleged burglar entered a home in the 200 block of Richmond Avenue in Dayton, Ohio, and later died from a wound he received when the female homeowner opened fire.
The incident occurred shortly after 4 a.m., and Dayton Daily News reports it was the fifth time in 11 years that the woman’s residence has been “targeted by criminals.”
According to WHIO, the female homeowner “first called police after hearing a man attempting to break into a second story window.” Then, when the alleged invader “confronted” her inside the home, she opened fire. Police say the suspect then turned and fled out the same window through which he had entered and ran about a block before collapsing. He was taken to Miami Valley Hospital “with at least one gunshot wound” to the chest, and he succumbed to that injury later in the day.
The suspect was identified as 22-year-old DeBrandon Jurrod Dickerson from Detroit.
Dayton Daily News reports that the female homeowner shot another alleged burglar at the residence in June 2013. That shooting occurred after two teenagers allegedly “kicked in her back door.” The homeowner opened fire, wounding one of the teenagers in the arm.
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