An Allentown, Pa., man shot two men after they broke into
his home. The resident, Joshua Johnston, was upstairs when he heard
noises. Johnston went downstairs with a shotgun, and the
intruders-wearing ski masks-approached him. He thought one intruder
was reaching for a gun so he shot them. The pair apparently were
acquaintances of Johnston; it was reported that one of the men had
threatened to break into Johnston's home to collect a debt. "He
didn't realize he knew the two men until he shot them" said South
Side police Sgt. Dan Bonenburger.
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