A burglar broke into the M&M Food & Beverage convenience store in Durham, N.C. while it was closed at around 2:20 a.m. An employee inside the store noticed the intrusion, retrieved a gun and shot the criminal in the leg. The burglar fled the scene, but was captured a few blocks away.
The criminal faces charges of communicating threats, felony larceny and drug possession. Police have made clear that they do not plan to charge the store employee. (The News Observer, Durham, N.C. 03/16/12)