By Bob Owens
A Florida drug addict high on the street drug “Molly” forced his way into a home and threatened to kill the home owner early Wednesday morning. The home owner, a retired law enforcement officer, issued a terse, single-note response. Boom.
Officers were called to the 2600 block of Thomasville Road around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday after receiving multiple calls about someone trying to break into homes in the area.
The homeowner, a retired law enforcement officer who did not wish to be identified, told WCTV that he and his wife awoke to a loud crashing sound.
When he opened the bedroom door, 27-year-old Jarod Clemons was in the house and repeatedly saying “I’m going to kill you, I’m going to kill you,” according to the homeowners.
That’s when he fired one shot that hit the Clemons in the chest.
The home shows visible signs of a confrontation, the glass door is completely shattered and there are dirt markings in the doorway. Clemons threw a 50 pound planter trough the glass front door.
Neighbors told WCTV they saw a man jumping fences and going door to door, banging on them and trying to break into homes.
Mr. Clemons had taken the drug earlier in the evening and …read more
Source:: Bearing Arms