“He stated he yelled at him to get out and the subject did not respond verbally, but he also did not head towards the door,” the detective wrote. “He stated that he kept yelling at him to get out and the subject did not appear to be listening to him.
“He stated that his fear was growing and he was concerned that the intruder was going to move into even a darker section of the house and therefore become even more dangerous.
“He stated that in that split second he decided he needed to fire the weapon,” the detective reported.
Neighbors told police that they heard a male voice yell, “Get out” several times.
He should just feel lucky he’s alive and apologize profusely to the homeowner for breaking in.