“Cockerham allegedly kicked down the victim’s rear door to his residence while armed with a semi automatic hand gun,” said spokesman Capt. Pat Yoes.That first guy was found dead in near-by yard when police arrived.
The homeowner reportedly saw a “laser light” from a weapon shine through the entrance; he then fired a single shot, hitting Cockerham, police said.
The second guy was injured by that shotgun blast; he was arrested later..
Aaron Vinnett, 20, of St. Rose, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder during a crime and aggravated burglary, said Yoes.Self-defense is a human-right