Yet another example of why it can pay to be able to fire many bullets in self defense
According to investigators, the homeowner grabbed his pistol and began firing shots at the criminals from the top of the stairs.
"It's our understanding he was quite scared and terrified, in fear of his life. He discharged his weapon, and as they retreated, they shot back," said Assistant Chief Mark Herman with Harris County Precinct 4.
The men reportedly fired repeatedly at the homeowner before they fled in a 2015 Dodge pickup.
Deputies said no one was hurt, despite more than two dozen shots being unloaded.
"I don't know what to expect next," said neighbor Dale Bahn. "There's a lot of people that have guns in their homes. In this area, there are several gun owners and a gun club." . . .
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