[Video] OK Homeowner Shoots Rifle Wielding Intruder to Protect Family Hiding in Bedroom
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According to media reports, an Oklahoma homeowner was forced to use a firearm to defend himself and his family last week.
The suspect, DeAngelo McBee, 18, broke into the Tulsa area home shortly before 5:00am. He was armed with a rifle.
McBee was confronted by the homeowner before he could reach the bedroom where the homeowner’s wife and children were hiding.
During the confrontation, the homeowner fired a single shot, striking McBee in the leg.
When police arrived, they found the suspect collapsed in front of the home.
McBee is being treated for injuries described as non-life threatening at an area hospital.
Police say he will be arrested on burglary charges following his hospital release.
The homeowner and his family were uninjured in the incident.