[Video] Ohio Homeowner Manages to Shoot and Kill Intruder After Being Stabbed Three Times
|Incident at a Glance|
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A Hamilton, OH homeowner is lucky to be alive after an intruder broke into his home and stabbed him three times in the neck.
Reports say that the assault happened during an attempted robbery.
At some point during the assault the homeowner managed to get a gun and shoot the intruder, who died from his injuries.
It is unclear if the homeowner was carrying a firearm on his person or if he was able to retrieve it from somewhere in the home.
When police arrived they found the homeowner suffering from several potentially life threatening injuries. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
According to WHIOTV,
[Police] said the two men appear to be the only ones involved in the incident. He said it would be fair to say police are investigating this as a “self-defense incident.”
Police said their initial investigation revealed that the deceased was attempting to commit a robbery at the house, and during the robbery, he stabbed the victim who defended himself by shooting and killing the 44-year-old.
Detective are continuing to investigate the case.