Police said the homeowner, a 77-year-old man, was in the shower when he heard strange noises. Police said he went to see what was going on and came face-to-face with the burglars
Authorities said the victim opened fire on the men. One of the suspects was pronounced dead at the scene.The second suspect, a 25-year-old man, was also shot by the victim and airlifted to Kendall Regional Medical Center, police said. His condition has not been released.
But he should have taken the high moral ground and engage in hand to hand combat against the two young men, right? At least that is what Gun
Control Safety advocates keep telling us.
On another note, my Google Alerts for Home Invasions have shown an increase of attacks against abodes owned/rented by elderly people. It is easy to deduce that they see the elderly as fragile and incapable of mounting a resistance and for the most part is true…unless they are armed and the play-field suddenly gets equalized.