The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA, 03/22/08
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
When an intruder broke down Robert Jenkins' door, he seemed to doubt
Jenkins' marksmanship. "When he saw me, he said, ‘Give me that
gun,'" the 81-year-old Jenkins said. "Then he lunged at me, so I
shot him." But police say the incident didn't end there. While
Jenkins' wife called 9-1-1, the intruder again dove at Jenkins,
striking him in the head and chest. Jenkins fired his .38-caliber
pistol a second time, killing the intruder. "If it happened again,
I'd do the same thing, but I hope I don't have to," Jenkins said.
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