[Video] 81 Year Old Detroit Man Fights Off Intruder With Antique .22 Revolver

December 13 2012
by Dan Cannon
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An 81 year old man in Detroit was glad he had his .22 caliber revolver that he has owned since 1955 close by his side on the night of November 30.

The homeowner heard someone break into his sliding glass door by throwing a brick through it.

The elderly homeowner wasted no time in reaching for his old gun.

The homeowner waited in his bedroom, behind a closed door, hoping the intruder would leave. When the intruder opened the bedroom door is when the homeowner took action.

Without saying a word, the homeowner fired a shot at the intruder, who seemed surprised. The homeowner kept firing as the man tried to run from the home.

The intruder escaped, but only one bullet was recovered inside the home, leaving to some speculation that the intruder may have been hit.

Dan Cannon

Dan Cannon

Founder & Editor at GunsSaveLives.net
Dan has combined his love of gun rights and technology to create one of the most read websites dedicated to Second Amendment news. Dan's writing has been featured on The Daily Caller and AmmoLand. When he's not writing, Dan enjoys saltwater kayaking, SEC football and putting way too much money into his custom 10/22.

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