Don’t open your door in the middle of the night. Knock on man’s door in the middle of the night leads to forced entry, stabbing.
If someone was knocking on my door in the middle of the night, I would arm myself and get ready to call 911. What I wouldn’t do is open the door.
At this time, police said the early investigation shows that the victim was sleeping when he heard two men knock on his door. The victim told police when he went to see who was at his door, the two forced their way into his home and demanded him to “give it up.”
He ended up in the hospital with multiple lacerations.
This is categorized as “Self-defense” even though he didn’t defend himself. There are lessons that apply.