A suspected robber is dead Monday morning after being shot by the 92-year-old man whose home he broke into overnight, according to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
The identity of the deceased 24-year-old man has not been released, but police say he was one of three men who broke into the Verona home of Earl Jones shortly after 2 a.m. Monday.
Jones, 92, told police that he heard noise in his basement on Violet Road at 2:10 a.m. and armed himself with a .22 caliber rifle. At about 2:25 a.m., an intruder walked up from the basement and opened the door to the first floor. At that point, Jones told police, he fired his weapon.
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A suspected robber is dead Monday morning after being shot by the 92-year-old man…
by Tactical-Life / Sep 4, 2012