Thursday, March 17, 2016
Followup TN: No Charges for Man Who Killed Intruder
He told officers he saw a man, later identified as 21-year-old Francisco Rodriguez, kicking in his backdoor, at which point he grabbed a pistol and stayed in his bedroom. He said the light outside his bedroom came on right before the burglar opened the door.
According to police, he yelled at Rodriguez to freeze and opened fire after the suspect reached for his waistband.
Rodriguez then tried to run but collapsed just outside the door. Police said he had a semi-automatic pistol in his right front pocket.