The Armed Citizen® July 10, 2012

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posted on July 10, 2012
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Willie White, 75, was watching a basketball game at about 1:15 a.m. when he heard a steady banging at his door. White armed himself with a rifle before an 18-year-old intruder was able to kick in the door. White said, “I was nervous-I figured if someone’s hostile enough to break your door down, he’s capable of anything. So once he came inside my house, I shot him.” The intruder sustained a single gunshot wound that proved fatal. His two accomplices fled the scene. (The Detroit News, Detroit, MI, 3/29/12)

From The Armed Citizen Archives

August 1977: Mrs. Gloria Catrett, a nurse, arrived at her Opp, Ala., home to find three burglars ransacking the place. She drew a revolver from her purse and held the trio, aided by a friend, Mrs. James Mitchell, who rushed to the Catrett home when she heard about the burglars on a police scanner. (The Opp News, Opp, Ala.)

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May 1981: Gary Boozer has suffered two burglaries at his Metaline Falls, Wash., pharmacy and was in no mood for more. When a silent alarm alerted him to a break in, Boozer grabbed a gun and caught two culprits with cash and drugs. (The Daily Chronicle, Spokane, Wash.)

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