The victim’s son said his father is upset over the fact he took another man’s life, but felt he had no choice when the robber put a gun to his head.
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The entire incident lasted less than a minute, left one suspect dead and the other desperately running for his life after the business owner opened fire.
The young father was returning home from the grocery store with his wife and three kids when they were approached by a man with a gun demanding cash.
The prosecutor noted that a significant age difference, as seen in this case, can contribute to the perceived threat of danger.
“I tried to kill him,” Roberson said after the incident. “Anybody break in on me, I’m going to kill them. He’s going to kill me or I’m going to kill him.”
“I have a right to feel safe in my home and to protect myself,” said Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore, discussing how she scared off three people trying to break in to her house.
Kay Dickinson said at first she thought he was going to kill her, but when he took her to the bedroom and bound her, she feared rape was the motive.
As soon as the suspect set down his gun, the clerk grabbed his own gun and shot the suspect, who ran off but collapsed nearby.
The unidentified homeowner, who is cooperating with authorities, said he fired only after an altercation turned physical and he felt he had no options.