Photo Credit: Twitter By Tammy Vigil. The victim of an armed robbery in his home could face criminal charges.
The homeowner shot and killed a man Sunday morning who came into his home in the 5400 block of South Taft Court after responding to a Craigslist ad.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office are weighing the evidence in deciding whether charges are appropriate.
But the homeowner’s neighbors and others question whether he’s protected by the state’s “Make My Day” or self-defense laws.
The man went from being the victim of an armed robbery inside his home to being a possible suspect for killing one of the men who tied him up at gunpoint and robbed him. (Read more from “Homeowner Fatally Shoots Robber… What’s Happening Next Will Outrage You” HERE)
Homeowner Fatally Shoots Robber Who Answered Craigslist Ad: Cops
By Shamar Walters and Alastair Jamieson. A homeowner fatally shot one of two men who tried to rob him after responding to a Craigslist “for sale” ad, police in Colorado said . . .
The drama unfolded early Sunday when the two Hispanic men arrived at the house, in the southwestern suburbs of Denver, to see collectibles and household items advertised for sale online.
“At some point during the interaction, the males produced a gun, restrained the homeowner, and robbed him,” the sheriff’s department said in a news release.
The homeowner was able to free himself, and ran outside to find one of the suspects in the process of stealing his SUV. He fired several shots, and the stolen vehicle stopped in a neighbor’s yard, the statement said. (Read more from “Homeowner Fatally Shoots Robber Who Answered Craigslist Ad: Cops” HERE)