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The Gazette-Enterprise, Seguin, TX, 09/05/06

Friday, December 1, 2006

The homeowners, who were asleep, "awoke to a living nightmare," said Seguin, Texas, police department officer Aaron Seidenberger. "A person had broken into their home, and now they were violently struggling to get the suspect to leave." The male homeowner fought with the burglar, who was armed with a wooden club-like object he found inside the home. The homeowner broke free, retrieved a .40-caliber handgun from inside the bedroom, and yelled at the intruder to leave. When the burglar made a mad dash toward the homeowner, he shot and killed him. Seidenberger said that while the homeowner is likely shaken, "He has to look at it [from the viewpoint of] 'If I had not done what I did to protect myself and my wife, then I might not be here'."
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