Don’t Bring a Crowbar to a Gunfight

He should have pulled the trigger before he did. Just goes to show that the simple act of pointing a gun at someone won’t end a violent confrontation. Intruder with crowbar shot by homeowner, Pittsburgh police say | WPXI

He grabbed his gun and confronted the intruder, who police identified as 56-year-old Darrell Bettis. According to police documents, the homeowner pointed his gun at Bettis and told him to “get down on the ground” and “police are on their way.”

Police said Bettis charged at the man and struck him with a crowbar. After a struggle, police said the homeowner shot Bettis in the upper right thigh.

The would-be bad-guy is in the hospital. Soon to be in the jail.

Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0. Self-defense is a human-right.

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