Posted August 31, 2016 12:34 pm by Comments

By Jenn Jacques


This could have easily been a story of a “father shot and killed responding to burglary at daughter’s home”.

A Tampa, FL homeowner received a notification from her mobile surveillance app Tuesday alerting her to movement in her home on W North B Street.

Tampa police spokesman Steve Hegarty said the homeowner, 25-year-old Jordan King, wasn’t in the house at the time of the apparent break-in. But after watching the live surveillance video feed on her phone of a man with socks on his hands rifling through her belongings in her bedroom, she called 9-1-1.

She also called her father.

Jerry King, a 54-year-old military man and current (38th) president of the Tampa Rough Riders who lives about a block away from his daughter’s home, went to investigate.

When he pulled up to the house literally minutes later, he observed 23-year-old Michael Stewart walking out of his daughter’s house, police said. King told investigators he saw something in Stewart’s hand that “put him in fear,” according to a news release. King drew his weapon and fired one shot, hitting Stewart in the upper torso.

State records show Stewart was released from state prison in April after serving nearly six years for multiple counts of …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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