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Guns in the Home Surprise Criminals

Berniefeh Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 10:53 AM
I agree - the pattern won't open up enough to worry about. Sometime you should shoot a pattern board at the range and see for yourself for future comfort.

(This true-crime event took place the night of Nov. 13th 1981.)

A duck hunt loomed in the morning so I hit the bed early, where my wife Shirley (six-months pregnant) was reading. Elaine, her sister, was due home from the show any minute……

Suddenly all hell broke loose downstairs— door crashed in, shrieks, bumps, whacks. “Shut-up!”

“Oh NO!! NO!!”

“SHUT UP, I SAID!!”

Geezum! Somebody broke in?! And I could hear Elaine screaming. I leaped from my bed to the gun rack, grabbed the pump shotgun and started slipping in shells.

“Don’t shoot!” came Elaine’s cry from the darkness downstairs. She...