HARTFORD, ALABAMA — A homeowner shot and injured a man trying to crawl in through his window. When the homeowner realized, at around 11:30 p.m., that there was a man who wasn’t about to take ‘no’ for an answer, he used his home defense handgun to put a bullet in his chest. When police arrived, they arrested the suspect after he got treatment at a nearby hospital.
Chances are good, from the sounds of it, that the bullet probably missed any truly vital organs. It’s a reminder that center mass has plenty of room for error. However, without medical treatment, sucking chest wounds can and will get bad quickly.
What’s cool about this story is that the Hartford Police Chief came out and publicly supported the homeowner.
“It was an attempted home invasion and the home owner shot the suspect,” Hartford Police Chief Annie Ward said to the Dothan Eagle. “I want the citizens of Hartford to know if they feel like their life or their family’s lives are in danger then they have the right to protect themselves.”
It’s always awesome to see local police chiefs standing up for their own citizens. People pay taxes to fund their own municipal police …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation