Washington hasn’t quite turned into New Jersey. Armed intruder killed after breaking into McCleary home.
The suspect was confronted by the reporting party and a struggle ensued. A 36-year-old female who was also present retrieved a firearm and shot the suspect, killing him. The suspect had a protection order prohibiting him from contacting the female who shot the suspect, said [Undersheriff Brad] Johansson.
So in the end, the order of protection did no protecting, and a firearm was required to keep the good people safe from the bad person.
The investigation continues, but police are calling it self-defense.