A man trying to force his way into an apartment in Maryland Thursday night, made off with more than he was after. According to CBS DC, it was an attempted break-in, which ended with the intruder being hospitalized with a gunshot wound.
About 11:30 that night the resident heard an unknown person banging loudly on the door of his apartment in Forestville, just over 10 miles from Washington, DC. When he went to open the door, the intruder forcefully pushed his way inside. Fearing for his life and safety, the resident shot the man, who then tried to run away.
The intruder was found a short distance from the apartment and taken to a local hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.
Residents in the apartment complex state that drugs are a big problem in the area, particularly PCP. Some residents also admit to keeping firearms for personal protection due to the area’s high crime rate.
This incident is the third time in a month in that county that an intruder has been shot during an attempted home invasion. If they had any sense, would-be intruders would opt not to break into homes in that area, knowing that residents are arming themselves more and more. But, then again, people under the influence of drugs, such as PCP, aren’t always known for making wise decisions.
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