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ATW: Antioch man shoots armed home invader

The 4HD WSMV news reports:

ANTIOCH, TN (WSMV) – An Antioch man who shot an armed and masked home invader who walked into his home on Tuesday told police he did so in self-defense.

John McCormick, 34, was at home in the 5700 block of Longbranch with his five children who were off of school Tuesday.

Around 9 a.m., McCormick was watching TV while two of his children were playing outside and his wife was asleep on the couch.

“I was sitting in my recliner in my living room and a guy walked through my door with a gun and said he wanted all my money,” McCormick said.

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ATW: Antioch man shoots armed home invader

Home invader shot, killed in Antioch.

The 4HD WSMV news reports:

ANTIOCH, TN (WSMV) – An Antioch man who shot an armed and masked home invader who walked into his home on Tuesday told police he did so in self-defense.

John McCormick, 34, was at home in the 5700 block of Longbranch with his five children who were off of school Tuesday.

Around 9 a.m., McCormick was watching TV while two of his children were playing outside and his wife was asleep on the couch.

“I was sitting in my recliner in my living room and a guy walked through my door with a gun and said he wanted all my money,” McCormick said.

Read the rest of the article here.

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Neil W. McCabe is the editor of HE's "Guns & Patriots" e-letter and was a senior reporter at the Human Events newspaper. McCabe deployed with the Army Reserve to Iraq for 15 months as a combat historian. For many years, he was a reporter and photographer for "The Pilot," Boston's Catholic paper. He was also the editor of the free community papers "The Somerville (Mass.) News and "The Alewife (North Cambridge, Mass.)." Email him: neilwmccabe@gmail.com Follow him on Twitter: @neilwmccabe.

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