They are lucky he didn’t “mistake” them for home intruders.
Mistake my ass.
You've got THAT right, FRiend. This was a total set-up designed to provoke a response quite different than the one that transpired. I fully expect to read about an armed "stand-off" or a shoot-out with massed LEOs in the not to distant future. Zer0 needs cover to exploit the CT horror.
Yup! SOP for the dingbats.