Posted August 5, 2018 10:00 am by Comments

By Tom Knighton

I still remember the first time I was told never to bring a knife to a gunfight. I was pretty young, and couldn’t imagine anyone being so stupid, even if the phrase was metaphorical.

However, I’ve seen plenty of examples of people who literally brought knives to gunfights. Oh, they didn’t think it was a gunfight when they left the house but found out pretty damn quick that trying to rob a man at knifepoint doesn’t work when you’re looking at the business end of a 9mm.

That’s why it’s not surprising to see a hatchet fail to prevail over an armed citizen.

Deputies said a victim was found with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the arm and was taken to the hospital.

Investigators told ABC 17 News that deputies learned during the investigation the gunshot victim unlawfully entered the home with a hatchet and made threats toward the owner.

The homeowner reportedly got into a fight with the person and shot the intruder once they entered the home.

Investigators have found that the homeowner acted in self-defense and no charges have been filed.

However, that still doesn’t change the fact that someone entered this guy’s home illegally armed with a hatchet and …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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