Police say 84-year-old Willie Hancox called 911 around two this afternoon to say that he had shot an intruder.Hancox's sons took his gun, but he insisted that they give it back and they did. Now they are glad they did.
Hancox says he fired two shots, hitting an intruder twice in the head.
"He said if they come in the door, I'm not gonna let them kill me and he meant that," says neighbor, Dorothy Dickerson.
Dickerson lives across the street and looks after Hancox.
Dickerson adds, "I say God is good, cause they had no business in there, and whoever did that got what they deserved.
The injured home invader is listed in critical condition.