Posted February 24, 2015 11:26 am by Comments

By Bob Owens

A residential burglar in North Carolina died after taking a shotgun blast to the chest in Catawba County. His accomplice, if caught, will likely face murder charges under the Tarheel State’s implementation of the felony murder rule.

Catawba County deputies said a man shot an intruder in his home north of Claremont on Monday.

The homeowner was asleep upstairs when he heard a noise downstairs, officials said. He grabbed a shotgun and went to investigate.

The sheriff said two men broke in through a basement window around the rear of the home.

His father, who lives just down the road, saw two …read more

Via:: Bearing Arms

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