Frank Herrmann was at his secluded Killingworth, Conn., home
one evening when he responded to noises from outside. Licensed for
many years to carry a handgun, Herrmann armed himself with a
.45-cal. pistol and carefully slid open a glass door. That's when he
came face-to-face with an armed intruder who reportedly had been
crouching nearby, said sources who added that Herrmann fired only
when the man raised his gun as if to fire. Police later launched a
manhunt for the fleeing intruder who apparently had been shot
through one leg. "Given the alternatives, I'm not disappointed with
the way things turned out," said Herrmann. "I'm very deeply grateful
that the outcome was as positive as it was for those who dwell in
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