Wheelchair Self Defense
Dallas---When three men tried to force their way into a Dallas apartment, the partially disabled resident refused to be a target. According to reports, the man and his fiancée were sleeping when the woman heard a noise at the front door about 1:30 a.m. She went to investigate and was greeted by an armed man who forced his way into the apartment. She told police two other men stood just outside the door.
The man wheeled his way into the living room and wrestled with the armed intruder, police say. "This is a perfect case of somebody fighting for their own survival," Lt. Rick Rivas with the Dallas Police Department said. Detectives said during the scuffle, the gun went off and the intruder was shot. He was taken to Baylor Medical Center, where he later died.
"This is someone partially disabled in a wheelchair -- nothing should be taken for granted," Rivas said. Police said they are looking for the two other men, who ran away. Authorities believe the apartment was targeted because the man is disabled. No charges have been filed. Under the new Castle Law, homeowners have the legal right to defend their property and lives with deadly force.
Beth Wagner---CBS 11 News
Looks like it's time for someone else to buy a shotgun. I guess Rebecca Aguilar is out of luck in locating this victim.
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