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Homeowner in CO Shoots 2 of 3 Home Invaders with .357 Magnum

January 8 2013
by Dan Cannon
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A homeowner in Colorado successfully fought off 3 would be home invaders.

The homeowner said three men burst into his home and that’s when he grabbed his .357 revolver that he keeps close at hand.

He fired at one suspect, hitting him in the chest.

A second suspect managed to grab his arm as he was about to fire again, causing the second suspect to get shot in his leg.

At that point the would be robbers fled the scene, but stopped nearby due to their injuries.

The suspect who was shot in the chest is in critical condition at an area hospital while the suspect who was shot in the leg is in stable condition.

The homeowner says he keeps his gun close at hand due to deteriorating conditions in his neighborhood.

Dan Cannon

Dan Cannon

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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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