Pahrump Valley Times, Pahrump Valley, NV, 10/20/04
Tuesday, February 1, 2005
Nevada resident Dan Simmons was awakened early one morning by his
houseguest who warned him that someone was trying to break into the
house. The police were called, but no one was found. Shortly after
the police left, a man approached the front door telling Simmons to
come outside; he instead retrieved his gun. A moment later the glass
in his front door shattered and the intruder made his way inside.
Simmons fired, hitting the intruder, who in turn fled. Simmons said
he believed the man may have at one time worked construction at his
home. "I don't feel safe. I am taking precautions," Simmons later
said of the incident, adding, "I advise everyone else in town to do
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