Harry Carpenter suffers from pulmonary fibrosis and wears oxygen
tubes for much of the day, but that didn't stop him from fending
off two knife-wielding burglars. Police say two young men barged
into his home, one forcing him at knifepoint to sit on a couch
while the other demanded money from his wife, Jackie. When Jackie
pretended to faint, Harry's captor went to investigate. Harry
sneaked into the laundry room where he kept an unloaded .22-cal.
rifle he's owned since his youth. "I shot many a squirrel with that
thing," he said later. The intruder returned before Harry could
load his firearm, but Harry racked the bolt home as if it were
loaded. "He yelled out, 'Let's go, he's got a gun!'" Harry
recalled. The suspects fled the scene and were being sought by
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