[Video] Colorado Homeowner Shoots and Kills Career Criminal During Burglary Attempt

July 10 2013
by GSL Staff
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Incident at a Glance
Gun(s) Used: Unknown Location:
# of Suspects: Shots Fired: Unknown
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Source: thedenverchannel.com Archive: WebCite.org

Stock Gun Photo - Tactical 1911A Colorado resident confronted an intruder who forcibly entered his home on Sunday night. The resident, who was armed, apparently scared off the intruder, who fled.

However, after leaving the home, the intruder created another disturbance outside, prompting a second confrontation with the homeowner on the porch of the home.

During that confrontation the homeowner shot and killed the intruder.

The homeowner was briefly detained by police for questioning following the shooting, but was release shortly thereafter.

According to TheDenverChannel.com,

The coroner identified the deceased as 29-year-old Charles McLaughlin.

A 7NEWS check found that McLaughlin has a six-page Colorado criminal history, including arrests for burglary, auto theft, resisting arrest, DUI and violating of a protection order.

Police will continue to investigate and the district attorney will make the decision if the homeowner will face any charges.

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