NC Resident Shoots and Kills 1 of 2 Burglars Who Charged Him

July 12 2013
by GSL Staff
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Incident at a Glance
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stock_P1020356Steve Hall lives next door to the plumbing business where he acts as company vice president.

On July 8th, Hall awoke to the sound of an alarm coming from the company building. Hall armed himself and went to investigate.

When he got outside he found two suspects hauling away rolls of copper. Hall told the men to stop what they were doing.

That’s when one of the suspects charges at Hall, who acted in self defense, firing his weapon at the suspect, and striking him.

The suspect ran a short distance, collapsed and was declared dead at the scene.

The other suspect was captured by police, according to news-record.com,

He is being held at the Rockingham County Detention Facility on a $75,000 bond. His first court appearance is scheduled for July 22.

According to officials, both suspects had prior criminal records.

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