Skip to comments.DuPage County Homeowner Fires Shots At Intruder(IL)
Posted on 12/15/2012 7:21:41 AM PST by marktwain
CHICAGO (CBS) A homeowner shot an intruder in his home in unincorporated DuPage County near Naperville on Tuesday, but the suspect was able to get away.
A school in the area was briefly on lockdown after the shooting.
The incident happened on Woodcrest Drive in the Steeple Run subdivision.
CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports, Tuesday morning, homeowner Richard Niemiec fired his 9mm handgun at least eight times at a burglar standing at his back door, after being roused out of bed by his dog.
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Sounds like a little more range time is needed, maybe? Just sayin ...
“It was not clear if the suspect was wounded.”
Assuming as they said, that the burglar was “at his back door” yet inside his kitchen, the distance between the homeowner and the intruder was likely less than 25 feet, and since he had the presence of mind to squeeze off eight rounds, I’m surprised that burglar was able to walk.
The one saving grace for the burglar would be if the homeowner was firing his gun “gangsta style”, sideways.