Shocking footage shows intruder smashing an apartment door in with a machete before he is shot by the screaming homeowner.
A man is facing up to 15 years in jail after breaking into an apartment while wielding a machete,
Twain Thomas, 54, from Potacello, Idaho, was threatening residents with the weapon in his building in February 2013, when he kicked down the door of James Cvengros and his girlfriend Kaila Gearhart’s home.
Mr Cvengros manage to capture the moment on a digital camera after he heard the commotion and decided to press record.
He then shot Thomas after the pair had screamed at him, demanding that he leave.
Mr Cvengros told Local 8 News: ‘If he hadn’t been shot at that time, then we would be looking at a murder case, not an attempted murder case.’
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