He thought breaking into a home was a good idea. He was wrong. Deltona homeowner holds suspected burglar at gunpoint, deputies say.
The homeowner said he got his 9mm handgun and told the man to leave and fired a warning shot into the ceiling because the man didn’t immediately comply, according to deputies. The homeowner said he was in fear for his life, the incident report said.
Jiminez dropped to the ground when the gun was fired, and the homeowner called 911, deputies said.
He faces numerous charges including drug charges, armed burglary to an occupied structure, (that’s home invasion to you and me) and criminal mischief.
Self-defense is a human-right, and in Florida it is your legal right.