If you break into houses, you will eventually find an armed resident. Alleged intruder shot by Fayetteville homeowner released from hospital.
James Howard, 58, told police he was awakened about 2:40 a.m. by noises coming from the area of his back door, Fayetteville police said.
Howard saw a man, identified as Lehman, in his house, walking toward him. Howard, fearing for his life, fired a gunshot, hitting Lehman in the stomach.
When Lehman kept advancing, Howard fired a second shot, police said.
Believing it the 2nd time, he fled, and was detained at a local medical center.
Self-defense is a human-right.