He tried to rob a home. He failed. Police: Homeowner shot, killed Armed burglary suspect
So how would you respond to a masked, armed stranger climbing through your window at 4 AM? (And note to editorial dept. When a bad guy enters an occupied dwelling, we usually call it home-invasion!)
Officers were called to the 1100 block of Washington Avenue after a report of shots fired around 4 a.m. Sunday. After being flagged down by a pedestrian they were informed a man was on foot in the area.
After searching the area officers found Payton in the 1100 block of Adams Avenue and began to administer first aid, during that time they found a gun on the ground under him.
Self-defense is a human-right