A 24-year-old Omaha man armed with an AR-15 style rifle caused two intruders who kicked in the front door of his apartment to flee just before 10 p.m. on Aug. 12 in a videotaped incident caught on the man’s indoor security camera.
The Nebraska homeowner was hosting friends in his apartment when he heard increasingly louder knocks on his front door. Sensing something amiss, he went to the door and looked through the peephole. He saw two men standing outside. One man wore a mask while the other had a hoodie on to partially obscure his face, according to an Omaha Police report.
The Omaha Police were called and their report confirmed the apartment’s door “had damage consistent with being kicked in.” The resident also stated the incident was recorded on his Night Owl security camera.
“This investigation is still ongoing and there have been no arrests at this time,” Officer Michael Pecha told America’s 1st Freedom.
Without firing a shot, the armed citizen effectively protected himself, his friends and his property by being armed and prepared.