CA Homeowner Shoots Intruder With WW2 Era M1 Carbine

April 12 2012
by GSL Staff
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A man ‘rampaged’ through a California neighborhood around 4am, damaging property. When the man tried to break through the back door of a 54 year old resident the homeowner responded with 2 shots from a World War 2 era M1 Carbine. One of the shots struck the suspect in the leg, who then retreated.

When police arrived they found the intruder, took him into custody and transported him to an area hospital for treatment of his gunshot wound. Police have charged the man with several crimes, but have not released his name or any further information on the incident.

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