FL Homeowner Shoots Late Night Burglar [VIDEO]

June 29 2015
by GSL Staff
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Incident at a Glance
Gun(s) Used: Unknown Location:
# of Suspects: Shots Fired: Unknown
Suspect Killed: State:
Source: clickorlando.com Archive: WebCite.org

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A homeowner in Florida confronted a burglar before shooting him around 2am in Orlando.

According to local media reports:

Orlando Police Department said the break-in occurred on Bolder Lane, just off Michigan Street and Conway Road.

The homeowner confronted the intruder before firing the shot, police said.

The suspect is being treated at an area hospital for a gunshot wound, but his current condition is unavailable.

This incident is the one of the most common types of defensive gun uses. That is, one in which no one was killed. Despite this being one of the most common types of defensive gun uses, these incidents are often not included in statistics about defensive gun uses. Many of these statistics and studies focus solely on justifiable homicides, which represent only a fraction of total defensive gun uses.

This is the 127th defensive gun use we’ve documented in the state of Florida and the 1,417th defensive gun use we’ve documented overall.

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