He had been burglarized several times recently.
Sheriff's investigators said when the homeowner saw his lights on Tuesday evening, he knew the thieves were back. "When he went in, he saw one of the suspects going through his property in the living room," said Fresno County Sheriff's Department spokesperson Chris Curtice.Good Guys 2, Bad Guys 0. Self-defense is a human right.
Investigators said the homeowner pulled out a gun and fired a warning shot after Archie Dews took a step toward him. Shortly after that, both Archie Dews and the second suspect, Clarence Dews, were on the ground, where they stayed until deputies arrived and arrested them.