14-year old Phoenix, Arizona boy shoots home invader (video).

The teen and his siblings, ages 8, 10 and 12,…

The teen and his siblings, ages 8, 10 and 12, were at home alone when a woman rang the doorbell Friday afternoon, Phoenix police Officer James Holmes said.

Soon after, the teen heard a loud bang on the door, rushed his siblings upstairs and got a handgun from his parent’s bedroom.

When he got to the top of the stairs, he saw a man break through the front door and point a gun at him.

The boy shot the 37-year-old man, who was taken to a hospital in extremely critical condition and underwent surgery. The man was upgraded to critical condition and is expected to survive and be booked into jail within the week on counts of aggravated assault and burglary, Holmes said.

Source: Amanda Lee Myers for the Associated Press.

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  • Samson

    Great job to that 14 year old teen on saving his brother and sister. It sounds very devious to have a woman knocking on the door, then a male with her enters the home with a gun. God knows, those kids would be kidnapped, raped, etc. Kudos to the parents, its obvious they taught the kids safety measures and how to use a weapon. Hope they watch their backs because one is still outstanding and now these criminals know where they live. God Bless and protect them.

  • Bob Todrick

    Oh, to be south of the border.
    Up here in Canada the big news here would be whether to charge the 14 year old as an adult when he goes to court on his attempted manslaughter charge.

  • Larry

    Chalk one up for the good guys! Pray for this family to get though this horrible attack.

  • Matt in Oklahoma

    Good for him!!!