Monday, July 15, 2013

MS:Car Burglar Shot, Killed

The owner of a home in the 1700 block of Tanglewood Cove told police he heard a noise about 6 a.m. and went outside to discover that a man had broken into his car. The homeowner opened fire, shooting 20-year-old Quardious Thomas, who was still inside the car, police said. Thomas died at a local hospital, police said.

Police haven't released the name of the homeowner, but said he will not be charged. Mississippi's Castle Doctrine allows the use of deadly force to defend against a felony being committed against oneself, another person, or one's home.

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