The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bearing Arms
For all the talk regarding mass shootings like Las Vegas or Sutherland Springs, the greatest threat to most people are your average, ordinary everyday crooks who will break into your home to steal your television.
A Missouri homeowner recently had such a close encounter…and it worked out just fine for him.
Columbia Police are investigating an attempted home invasion in the 3200 block of Mexico Gravel Road.
Officers were called to the home just before 10 p.m. Sunday.
The homeowner, Levi Strodman, said his wife heard the knock and sent him to the door. He grabbed his pistol, which he said he always carries in the home.
“It’s kind of taboo but I encourage it, obviously now,” he said.
When he got to the door, he saw the peephole was obstructed but he thought a neighbor was just having fun. When he cracked the door, anpost was originally published on this site