Burglar Vs. Paratrooper

by
posted on November 20, 2014
gsagi2015_fs.jpg (1)

When the Seattle-area home of a former member of the 82nd Airborne was broken into on Veterans Day, he upgraded security on the property. That alerted him there was an nighttime intruder this week and it got ugly when the homeowner confronted the alleged perp and told him to stick around until the police showed up.

KXLY.com has more of the story, but the former paratrooper posted the video captured during the incident (another reason to have security cameras like the Moultrie Perimeter….evidence and one million views) on YouTube.com. It's 4 minutes, 48 seconds long, and there is no gunplay.

However, it's worth a watch for anyone concerned with safety at home. It took law enforcement two minutes to respond, great time, but potentially a fatal period for an older or less physically fit lawful citizen.

It sounds as if he had a tough decision to make in regard to confrontation-perhaps no choice but to act. Let me know what you think.

Latest

Big Horn
Big Horn

Big Horn Armory Announces Expansion

Big Horn Armory is hiring more employees, obtaining a new and larger building, purchasing additional machinery and doubling suppliers.

How To Mount A Precision Riflescope

Mounting a scope on a rifle for precision shooting can be a difficult and frustrating endeavor when doing it yourself. Here, we look at some tips on how to best accomplish precision scope mounting for rifles.

Springfield Armory SA-35 High Power: Classic, Modern, American

It’s been several years since the venerable Browning Hi Power was imported by its original European manufacturer. Now the classic is being made by Springfield Armory right here in the United States—
at a surprisingly reasonable price.

Review: Mossberg Optics-Ready MC2sc 9 mm Pistol

This well thought out, trimmed down, new striker-fired 9 mm Mossberg handgun with a red-dot optic is an ideal daily carry option.

The Armed Citizen® Oct. 25, 2021

Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

Review: Mossberg 590S Shockwave

This most recent version of the Mossberg 590 reliably feeds 1¾" mini shells for reduced levels of felt recoil and an increased on-board shell capacity.

Interests



Get the best of American Rifleman delivered to your inbox.