The Armed Citizen® Aug. 7, 2023

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posted on August 7, 2023
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An alleged burglar was hospitalized in Pinson, Ala., after encountering an armed homeowner on Thursday, June 15, 2023.

Late that afternoon, the suspect allegedly attempted to break into a house when he encountered the armed homeowner. The resident fired a shot that struck the burglar, who fled the property.

Officers responded to the scene and were able to locate the suspect, who was taken into custody and transported to an area hospital for non-life-threatening wounds. The homeowner suffered no injuries during the incident. (CBS42; Pinson, Ala.; 6/15/23)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives – September 1988

Michael Salerno of Phoenix, Ariz., was showering when he heard his dogs barking. Taking up his 9 mm handgun, Salerno investigated and found an armed burglar in his kitchen with a cocked revolver. Firing, the homeowner mortally wounded the intruder. Police said the slain man had Salerno’s wallet in his possession. (The Republic; Phoenix, Ariz.)

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