By Bob Owens
The poor decisions made by two Georgia teenagers over the weekend resulted in one of them, 17-year-old Jordan Middleton, being mistaken for a home invader and killed by a homeowner who gave him every chance to identify himself and diffuse the situation.
Here’s what we know so far: Last night, 17-year-old Jordan Middleton went to a home on Coventry drive in Evans, and a 14-year-old girl snuck him in.
This situation turned bad when the girl’s dad heard noises downstairs.
…According to a news release from the Columbia County Sheriffs Office, Derrick Fulton says he heard noise downstairs, got his handgun from a dresser, then went downstairs.
The family dog’s barking led the homeowner to the guest bedroom.
Fulton called out that he was armed and the intruder needed to identify themselves.
When Middleton didn’t say anything, the dog kept barking and acting aggressively toward the guest bedroom.. Once again, the homeowner yelled a warning.
As he entered the bedroom, Middleton ran out of the guest bedroom closet, and that’s when Fulton shot Middleton in the chest.
Deputies arrived on the scene to find the 17-year-old dead in the foyer.
It’s a horrible incident all the way around.
Derrick Fulton suspected that he had …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms