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Homeowner kills career criminal, NBCDFW, Dallas, Texas, 02/18/13, The Dallas Observer, Dallas, Texas 02/19/13

Friday, February 22, 2013

A homeowner in Dallas, Texas heard a suspicious noise in his house, went to investigate, and discovered a man attempting to crawl through a window. The homeowner retrieved a gun and shot the home invader, killing him.

In comments to local media, Dallas Police Sergeant described the homeowner’s actions, ending with “according to the law, the castle doctrine, he used deadly force.” The deceased intruder’s mother came to the scene after hearing about shooting, but wasn’t surprised by the outcome, stating of her son, “Yeah, it’s something he would do.” Police records confirm her statement, showing the home invader had half a dozen arrests for theft. (NBCDFW, Dallas, Texas, 02/18/13, The Dallas Observer, Dallas, Texas 02/19/13)

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