A homeowner near Poulsbo, Wash. defended his residence from an intruder forcing his way inside the home late in the afternoon on Sunday, Aug. 2.
The incident started on a nearby road where the intruder was initially involved in two separate vehicle collisions. According to witnesses, the intruder was driving his own vehicle at high speed when he rammed into the back of a truck driving in front of him. The intruder kept going after hitting the truck and swerved into the oncoming lane, hitting a car head-on in the process.
After the second collision, the intruder exited his vehicle and fled the scene on foot. It was then that the intruder ran onto the homeowner's property, up to the home and began to force his way inside. The homeowner confronted the intruder and in the process stopped him with several shots from a handgun.
The intruder was declared dead on the scene. There were no serious injuries reported from the other two vehicles involved in the collisions. Authorities are investigating the intruder's actions prior to the collisions and if he was under the influence at the time. (kitsapsun.com, Bremerton, Wash., 08/03/2020) From the Armed Citizen® Archives August 1977
After her Cincinnati, Ohio, apartment was burglarized fir the fifth time in a year, 52-year-old Evelyn Jackson decided to purchase a cal .32 revolver. She got an opportunity to put it to use when a criminal broke in at 4 A.M. one Sunday morning. She ordered the man to halt; when he advanced instead, she shot him several times. (The Post, Cincinnati, Ohio)