Armed Citizen® Today
A homeowner in Midland City, Ala., defended himself and his property when an alleged intruder attempted to enter his residence on April 6, 2022.
The incident occurred early that Wednesday morning, when the intruder approached the home and then attempted to gain entry through several means. Unsuccessful in his attempts, the intruder then tried to gain entry through a child's bedroom window. As he was making his entry, the intruder was confronted by the homeowner, armed with a firearm.
The homeowner then fired, striking the intruder in the head. When authorities arrived, they found the stricken alleged robber, who was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. (wsfa.com, Montgomery, Ala., 04/06/2022)
From the Armed Citizen® Archives – July 4, 1987
Thomas Parr, a bar owner in Collinwood, Ohio, returned home to his apartment in the early morning hours to discover an intruder armed with a shotgun had broken in during his absence. When the burglar's shotgun malfunctioned, Parr grabbed his handgun and fired twice, killing the armed robber. Police later found a car loaded with stolen goods parked near Parr's apartment. (The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio)