A stranger was in his home at 1 AM, and they got into a "verbal confrontation." The intruder ended up shot. Of course this being New York, the authorities don't want to believe that self-defense is justified.
Neighbors are shocked to discover that they don't live in Pleasantville.
Residents describe this as a safe and quiet place to live.If you are reading this, then you live in The Real World.™ And in the real world, there is crime. Crime isn't something that happens in "other kinds of places" or to "other kinds of people."
Resident, Margaret Niblock explained, "It's a friendly neighborhood and I was kind of shocked to see that there was an incident this morning."