The first clue is that he was wearing a ski mask. Can you even buy ski masks in Florida? It was 88 degrees at 8:30 AM yesterday in Tampa. Altamonte Springs is near Orlando, which is usually just a little bit warmer than Tampa.
The homeowner, who also has not been identified, was awakened by his wife after she was awakened by the noise of the attempts to kick in the front door.He may have had accomplices. Police are still looking into that.
The man grabbed a gun and went to the door. He was confronted by the masked man and fired once, hitting the suspect in the chest.
Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0. Self-defense is a human right.