Female Homeowner in Columbia, TN Shoots Career Criminal Who Was Attacking House Guest

September 5 2012
by Dan Cannon
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Incident at a Glance
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Source: columbiadailyherald.com Archive: WebCite.org

According to police 1 man is dead in Columbia, TN after he kicked in a door of a residence and began assaulting one of the men inside the home after 4:00am.

The owner of the home, Prudence Spencer, then retrieved a gun, described as a “long gun”, and shot the assailant, Thomas Darnell Moore. Moore was killed by the gunshot.

Police say the three appeared to have known each other, and police are trying to establish what their relationship was. As of right now the case is being treated as a self defense shooting.

Moore has a long criminal history and was recently arrested for burglary, among other charges.

Dan Cannon

Dan Cannon

Founder & Editor at GunsSaveLives.net
Dan has combined his background in technology with his passion for shooting and personal rights to create one of the most read Second Amendment news websites online. Dan holds a B.Sc. degree in Information Technology and Criminology. His articles are also syndicated in The Daily Caller's "Guns and Gear" Section.

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