Homeowner Shoots, Kills Intrusion Suspect in Middle of Day

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent fires an H&K P2000 handgun during a qualification test at a shooting range on February 22, 2018 in Hidalgo, Texas. CBP agents must complete firearms qualification four times per year. The agents work in the Rio Grande sector of South Texas, which …
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A Georgia homeowner shot and killed an intrusion suspect around noon on Wednesday.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the homeowner returned to his home to find the suspect inside.

Brookhaven Police Deputy Chief Brandon Gurley said, “What we believe is that the homeowner came home to a burglary in progress. The person inside (who) was shot, we believe, is the suspected burglar.”

WSB-TV spoke to a woman who lives near the homeowner and she spoke in support of the use of such force to defend oneself. She said, “If someone is in your home I know the law on that. Yeah, you do have a right.”

On December 17, 2019, WSB-TV reported another alleged invasion that was foiled by an armed homeowner. It occurred around 6 p.m. when two suspects allegedly kicked in the front doors, and got into a gun battle with the woman inside.

The woman was struck by gunfire and had to undergo surgery. The suspects fled the scene but a man was later found with three gunshot wounds.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio. Follow him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Reach him directly at awrhawkins@breitbart.com. Sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange.

 

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