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In North Carolina, 12-year-old opened fire and killed a 19-year-old home intruder who shot his 73-year-old grandmother in the leg.
Two gunmen entered the home of 73-year-old Linda Ellis in Goldsboro, North Carolina at around 1 am Saturday night.
They demanded money and shot Ellis in the leg
Ellis’s 12-year-old grandson shot at the intruders and ran away
19-year-old Khalil Herring was found at an intersection half a block from the apartment.
Police said they found evidence that he was one of the suspects.
Herring was hospitalized but died from his wounds
Ellis’s condition is in the stable hospital and his grandson is said to be “promising.”
A man in North Carolina died Saturday after breaking into the home of a 73-year-old woman and was killed by her 12-year-old grandson who was trying to defend her.
Two masked robbers broke into Linda Ellis’s home in Goldsboro around 1 am on Saturday, where they demanded money and shot grandma in the leg.
Ellis’s grandson shot back at the intruders in self-defense and they ran away.
19-year-old Khalil Herring was later found at an intersection half a block from the apartment.
Wayne was taken to UNC Health Care, where he later died of his injuries.
Police said they found evidence that Herring was one of two masked men in the apartment.
Preliminary evidence suggests that Khalil Herring was one of two masked intruders and was shot during the robbery. ”
“A 12-year-old boy residing in the residence shot the suspects with a firearm for self-defense, causing them to flee the area”. Ellis was also hospitalized, where he said his family was in good shape and was expected to be released on Monday.
Ellis’s son and the boy’s great uncle, Randolph Bunn, told ABC 11, ‘They entered the house, opened the door, opened it and entered.’
One man had a gun. They put me on the floor … [Ellis] was in the kitchen, I don’t know why they shot him.
“[The intruder] just shot his grandmother … He would shoot him too, he would shoot me, he would kill us all,” Bunn added to the 12-year-old’s actions. Ellis’s great-nephew Chiquita Coley added that he could not believe it when he received a phone call about the robbery attempt.
“My phone was always ringing, ringing, and ringing,” Coley said. I couldn’t believe he was shot for being a good person.
Why would someone come to his house and do this? This must end now, she continued, adding that her aunt was well-liked in society.
“I don’t know what they were thinking here in Goldsboro, but it must end now.”
Police say the 12-year-old child is not expected to be prosecuted, but the investigation is ongoing.
Coley said the young boy and the rest of the family ‘kept him together’.
Police said they had not made any further arrests regarding the second suspect in the home occupation.