So, apparently this family had a home invasion occur at about 1AM (were their doors locked? Don't know as the article doesn't say). But among other things, the perps got away with a gun safe (story didn't say if any guns were in it but there likely were). Another example of why it could be beneficial to be armed at all times, even while in your own abode.
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