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Armed 16-Year-Old Shot and Killed While Breaking Into Savannah, GA Home

SAVANNAH, GA – Savannah police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on the evening of May 18 in the 1100 block of West 49th Street, where a 16-year-old male juvenile was shot and killed during an alleged break-in attempt. Around 7:35 p.m., officers responded to a call reporting an armed individual forcefully entering a residence. Upon arrival, they were…

Houston Resident Fatally Shoots Intruder: A Case for Locking Your Doors and Carrying at Home

HOUSTON, TX – A home invasion turned fatal at an apartment complex on West Gulf Bank Road around 12:30 a.m. today (May 9), highlighting critical aspects of home security and the importance of being prepared for unexpected threats. The incident, which resulted in the death of an unidentified male intruder, will now be reviewed by a Harris County grand jury.…

Intruder Shot And Killed After Not Listening To Homeowner’s Warnings

WAKE FOREST, N.C. – A home invasion turned deadly after an intruder failed to heed the warnings of a homeowner in Wake Forest, N.C., recently. The homeowner was alerted to the in-progress attempt to get into his home, armed himself, and warned the intruder to stop, but to no avail.  Homeowner’s Warnings Fall On Deaf Ears  At just after 3…

Oklahoma Man Shoots Girlfriend’s Estranged Husband In Home Invasion

MIDWEST CITY, OK – A couple were victims of a home invasion when a woman’s estranged husband broke into the residence, forcing her new boyfriend to shoot in self-defense.  Barking Dog Alerts Couple To Home Invasion On Oct. 1, according to Fox News, police responded to reports of a home invasion in Midwest City, Okla., and shots fired in self-defense. Upon…

Elderly Couple Awakes To Break-In, Shoots Intruder in Beaumont, TX

BEAUMONT, TX – An intruder was stopped in his tracks by an elderly couple when the forced entry alerted them to his presence, and they responded with gunfire. The homeowner was woken up by his wife to someone breaking into the house and obtained a firearm to defend them.  Recently released court documents provided more information, which actually have a…

Homeowner Forced to Defend Himself After Intruder Breaks Through Front Door

A Montana man was forced to use his gun in self-defense against a home intruder that broke into his home after the homeowner gave the intruder repeated warnings. This incident took place shortly before 4 PM this past Sunday. The homeowner found someone trying to break into his home. The homeowner stayed inside and repeatedly warned the man to stop.…

80-Year-Old Man Thwarts Home Invasion, Shooting 1 of 2 Suspects

On Jan. 30, 2023, a home invasion at an apartment complex near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport was thwarted when the 80-year-old victim successfully defended himself with a firearm. The victim was inside his home on West Catherine Avenue when two suspects, one male, and one female, attempted to enter the residence without permission around 10:30 a.m. A physical altercation ensued,…

Florida Man Fatally Shot By Homeowner After Climbing Through Window

A 34-year-old man forcefully entered a home in Lady Lake, FL, through a window on January 2, 2023. There was a confrontation between the intruder and the homeowner ending with the homeowner shooting the intruder. The Lake County Sheriff’s Department responded to the call at approximately 5:30 PM and declared it a self-defense shooting. The intruder was pronounced dead at…