Good: He went to get the phone....

Good: He went to get the phone....

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    Good: He went to get the phone....

    and a gun...

    Not so good: he shot through his door... and missed the target... but they left him alone...

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    The dirtbag outside displayed a gun...the homeowner inside shot through the door...no problem with that...bullets go both ways through a door.
    He shot to stop the threat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by From the article
    One of the would-be home invaders knocked on the rear door of the Barr Road residence at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday to ask for help.

    Cameron said the man said he needed gas and asked to use a phone.

    The resident, who was not identified by the sheriff's office, kept the door locked as he retrieved a phone and a handgun.

    When the homeowner opened the door, a second man emerged, pointing a gun at the resident.

    The homeowner quickly closed the door and fired a shot through it, Cameron said.
    Well done, I'd say. Circumspect, kept behind a locked door, kept his wits, then took steps to erase the threat. The more one hears of such situations, the more sensible videocam coverage around the house sounds.
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    Just that one basic element of common sense, not letting the guy in, might have prevented us reading about a home invasion and murder.

    Probably screwed up the dirtbags' information processing paradigm as well...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chad Rogers View Post
    Just that one basic element of common sense, not letting the guy in, might have prevented us reading about a home invasion and murder.

    Probably screwed up the dirtbags' information processing paradigm as well...

    Lead and door splinters moving at the speed of sound by one's face is certainly cause for pause.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccw9mm View Post
    Well done, I'd say. Circumspect, kept behind a locked door, kept his wits, then took steps to erase the threat. The more one hears of such situations, the more sensible videocam coverage around the house sounds.


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    I'm in this camp on this..

    Why in the name of all that is holy are you opening the door at that time of the morning?
    I'd be nervouis opening it for someone I knew at that time of the day, for fear they were being used as a human shield/excuse to get to me.


    Quick thinking allowed him to slam the door and poke a few holes in the door.

    Bet it was real quiet in the thugs car on the way home after that.
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    This took place in a very rural area. It's still normal to wave as you pass other drivers, help stranded tourists, and actually know everyone in a five mile radius of your home (provided some one actually lives within five miles of you). That said, the three guys doing this are living on borrowed time as everyone will be looking for them. My bet is that they will be identified within the next two days... You can't do this type of crime in a small community.
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    Quote Originally Posted by retsupt99 View Post
    The dirtbag outside displayed a gun...the homeowner inside shot through the door...no problem with that...bullets go both ways through a door.
    He shot to stop the threat.
    Yup. Try to shove a gun through my door and I'll turn that cover into concealment in a heartbeat.
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