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Guns in the Home Surprise Criminals

luckystranger Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 7:37 PM
They make a tool for everything and I would have taken an accurate pistol from Sig Saurer with me as backup , especially once the sister-in-law starts yelling don;t shoot !

(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!!”


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...