Thursday, November 22, 2007

Deadly Force Justified?

Texan kills burglars next door, citing 'castle doctrine' and 9/11

A Texas man shot and killed two men who were robbing his neighbor's house while on the phone with a 911 dispatcher. He claimed the shooting was legal due to a new Texas law that allows the use of deadly force to protect personal property.

The following video is from CBS's Early Show, broadcast on November 15, 2007.

Complete tape of 911 call:

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