Remember that feel-good story last week about three home invasion burglars taken down by an AR-15? Now the grandfather of one of the deceased criminals is claiming that the “fight” was unfair.
The attempted burglary happened in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, at the home of Zachary Peters, 23, who grabbed his rifle to defend himself against three invaders. Peters shot each suspect one time in the chest protecting his life and the property of his parents. The three suspects, all teenagers, died at the scene: Maxwell Cook, 19, Jacob Redfearn, 17, and Jaycob Woodruff, 16. Peters then barricaded himself in his bedroom and called police.
But Redfearn’s grandfather says that because the boys were armed with only brass knuckles, the fight was unfair.
“What these three boys did was stupid,” Leroy Schumacher said. “They knew they could be punished for it but they did not deserve to die.”
“Brass knuckles against an AR-15? Come on, who was afraid for their life?” he continued. “There’s got to be a limit to that law. I mean he shot all three of them. There was no need for that.”
Here's a thought for Mr. Schumacher: if you don't want to get shot, don't commit a home invasion. Problem solved.
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