Tuesday, July 29, 2014

AL: Woman Justified in Shooting Armed Intruder

The Autauga County Grand Jury has cleared a Booth homeowner in a case where she shot and killed an armed burglar who had forced his way inside her home.


The incident occurred on April 4 shortly after midnight. Reports from the Autauga County Sheriff's Office show that Mikel Smith, 18, of Marbury, forced his way into the home while armed with a knife. Smith had told the homeowner that his vehicle had broken down nearby and that he needed assistance, he then forced his way into the home, the reports show.

The woman had gone to the door, armed with a .32 cal. revolver, sheriff reports show. She shot Smith several times, the reports show.

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