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GA Homeowner Uses Derringer to Disarm Shotgun Wielding Burglar, Then Shoots Burglar With Own Shotgun

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A homeowner in GA came home to find a man in his home armed with a shotgun.

The homeowner drew a derringer style pistol he had in his pocket and told the suspect to drop the gun.

The suspect complied and the homeowner picked up the shotgun and attempted to hold the would be burglar at gunpoint until police arrived, but the suspect charged him, so the homeowner shot him once in the chest with the shotgun.

The suspect was taken to an area hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

“I hit him,” said the homeowner. “I knew I did. I meant to.”

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h/t  MJA

» 21 Comments

  1. pdwalker

    January 11th, 2013

    Homeowner 1, Goblin 0

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  2. conservative cowgirl

    January 11th, 2013

    Wait for the anti-gun weenies to bleat, “W-w-w-why couldn’t he have shot the poor burglar in the foot just to hurt him and make him stop? baaaaaa baaaaa”.

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  3. judgeroybean

    January 11th, 2013

    Love a happy ending. One more mug shot with an Obama tee shirt.

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  4. marleenna1959

    January 11th, 2013

    the time to charge was when he was holding the dinky derringer,not the shotgun.

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  5. Maudie N Mandeville

    January 11th, 2013

    “He charged me so I shot him. Then he got up and charged me again so I shot him again. And may I say, I’m just as mystified as the ACLU about how he could have charged me a third time.”

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  6. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    January 11th, 2013

    Check the video clip. Victim’s a black guy.

    Good for him. Wonder if he has a CCW.

    It’s CBS so there’s no racial description of the perp.

    http://www.cbsatlanta.com/story/20557475/dekalb-county-homeowner-shoots-burglar

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  7. historicus

    January 11th, 2013

    @Maudie N Manderville – LOL! “And then how he somehow managed to fall head first into that 55 gal drum of lime that I had on hand…”

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  8. Grace_ia

    January 11th, 2013

    This story and any others like it must be trumpeted just as vigorously as the liberal stories advocating gun control are.

    We must be aggressive in promoting the good news of gun ownership.

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  9. Stirrin the B.S.

    January 11th, 2013

    Okay, call me a little off the wall, but the first thing I thought of when the article said the burglar charged the homeowner holding his own shotgun on him, was that the perp knew that it wasn’t loaded.

    I couldn’t believe that he would charge someone holding a loaded shotgun on him. Obviously the perp wasn’t too bright.

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  10. BILL

    January 11th, 2013

    if only the home owner had stuck by the rule of thumb two in the chest one in the head there would be no drain on the scarce hospital resources and less police paperwork.

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  11. Stirrin the B.S.

    January 11th, 2013

    Nix the above comment. The CBS video explains that the shotgun belonged to the homeowner. That just makes the perp an idiot.

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  12. Pearl Clutcher

    January 11th, 2013

    @Bobbie thank you for the link.
    I loved the man’s response ” I knew I hit him, I meant to”. The news presenters “not journalists no such thing anymore” seemed gleeful too that the burglar got his justice. More like this and perhaps the criminals may rethink their actions.

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  13. J Frank Parnell

    January 11th, 2013

    Load and distance matter with The Gauge. Double ought, 9 pellet buck within room-to-room distances center mass should have expired the Obamarrhoid. Bet the load was bird.

    Good shooting.

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  14. Tim

    January 11th, 2013

    These heartwarming tales just bring a tear to my eye. (sniff)

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  15. xtacsgt

    January 11th, 2013

    I just love it when a plan comes together!

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  16. Mayor DoomTurd

    January 11th, 2013

    What the hell’s a homeowner doin’ packing heat?

    (Just kidding – GREAT job, sir!!)

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  17. One Notch Above a Congresscritter

    January 11th, 2013

    Now they are going to ban home ownership.

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  18. Dagney

    January 11th, 2013

    look at the sidebar, I’ve been able to comment into pure nothingness.

    Dagney on [NOTHING]

    8)

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  19. Unruly Refugee

    January 11th, 2013

    Heartwarming justice.

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  20. Unruly Refugee

    January 11th, 2013

    @Dagney

    I saw that and was wondering. Twilight Zone.

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  21. Dagney

    January 11th, 2013

    @Unruly nomadizing patriot of the Apocalypse

    I asked BFH to decode a picture sent by a lefty to yours truly:

    http://iowntheworld.com/blog/?p=163891

    The picture was showing Jefferson waving the Constitution while punching a monkey in the face.

    I did not understand what was the paranoid cryptic message behind that weird image.

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