Omaha Homeowner Gives Intruder Life Advice as He Holds Him at Gunpoint

April 15 2013
by Dan Cannon
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A homeowner in Omaha had a lot to say to an intruder he caught on his property.

“I worked for everything I have, all my life,” said the homeowner, 55. “I worked day and night for many years, so I said, ‘Why don’t you try getting a job?’”

The homeowner grabbed his shotgun when he heard his dog barking at something around 1am.

He found the would be intruder in a detached garage near the home. He held the suspect at gunpoint while his wife called police.


“I just stood in the doorway with my gun on him so I could see both ways, because I figured he had a partner somewhere around,” Wegman said. “I told him to get on his knees and stay there, and he did.”

Someone stole items valued at about $4,000 from the same garage about three weeks ago. Wegman said Linson promised to return those items plus $1,000.

“I was born during the day, but I wasn’t born yesterday,” Wegman said. “What did he think I would do? Just let him go?”

This is another great example of a defensive gun use in which no shots were fired and no one was hurt.

Dan Cannon

Dan Cannon

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Dan has combined his love of gun rights and technology to create one of the most read websites dedicated to Second Amendment news. Dan's writing has been featured on The Daily Caller and AmmoLand. When he's not writing, Dan enjoys saltwater kayaking, SEC football and putting way too much money into his custom 10/22.

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