Posted September 23, 2015 9:38 am by Comments

By Bob Owens

An elderly man in Phoenix gave a man attempting to break into his home a warning that he was armed.

The home invader unwisely failed to heed that warning.

An elderly man shot a suspected burglar inside a home on Tuesday morning.

Phoenix police say the shooting happened in the 3200 block of W. Sells Drive near 35th Avenue and Indian School around 10:20 in the morning. It is unknown if the suspect will survive.

The homeowner a 60-year-old man was home alone when he heard someone in his back yard and then glass breaking. As he saw the suspect enter the home through a window the man warned the suspect he had a gun.

He warned the suspect a second time and police say he perceived a threat so he opened fire.

Supporters of gun control—particularly the unthinking radicals who don’t want any citizens to be armed—would have left this senior citizen at a severe disadvantage in dealing with the suspect, who was estimated to be 17-20 years old. If it were not for the equalizing force of a firearm, the young criminal would have had a distinct physical advantage over the much older man.

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Source:: Bearing Arms

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