The Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Iowa, 8/28/2001
Saturday, December 1, 2001
Albia, Iowa, man was shot and killed after he broke into a
home, looking for his ex-girlfriend. Monroe County Sheriff Larry
Merrill said Ronald Frye had broken through a window in search of
his ex-girlfriend, who was in the home. When homeowner Randy Carr
came out of a bedroom, Frye fired a revolver at him, hitting him in
the stomach. Carr returned fire with a semi-automatic rifle,
striking the interloper in the chest. Frye then left the house and
when police arrived they discovered he had collapsed next to his
truck. Sheriff Merrill said Carr was "justified in using a firearm
to protect himself."
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