Suspecting a burglar in his Denver, Colo., home, Paul Borne
investigated with a .38 cal. pistol in hand. He fired and missed
when he confronted an armed intruder in the bedroom. Borne
attempted to fire again, but the gun jammed. In the scuffle that
ensued, Borne wrested away the burglar's gun and shot him fatally.
The intruder had been free on bond while awaiting trial as a
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