Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0

local6.com - News - Central Fla. Homeowner Shoots, Kills Home Invader. Under Florida's Castle Doctrine, if you break into a home, you are assumed to be there to do harm. Homeowners may defend themselves.

A man was trying to break into homes in Melbourne, Florida. He finally broke into the Frink residence.
Residents Pete and Emily Frink were home at the time. Emily Frink fled the home, running towards a neighbors house yelling for help. Her husband stayed in the home with the intruder, police said.

Moments later police say Pete Frink shot the unidentified intruder. He was taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne where he was pronounced dead.
Several people called 911 - after the fact.

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