Maybe it was his white privilege that provoked these thugs to attack and rob this family? I wonder how differently the media would be handling this story if the man has used deadly force to protect his family. One of the four thugs has been arrested, with 3 others still on the run.
An Atlanta couple have told of the terrifying moment four men pretending to have had car troubles burst into their home and robbed them at gunpoint, shooting the father-of-two in front of his children.
Mike and Whitney Lash had just returned to their house with their two young children on August 16 when the men knocked on their door.
Mr Lash answered the door, and the men said they had just moved down the street but had a flat tire and wanted to borrow a jack, but Mrs Lash felt something was amiss from the start.
‘I had a feeling that it was an excuse and we were about to be robbed. Right about that moment I saw them pull the gun on Mike,’ she told ABC News.
As Mr Lash saw the gun, he tried to slam the door shut, but two other men suddenly appeared.
Mr Lash was shot three times in the his right leg as he attempted to keep the men out of his house.
The four men then forced their way in.
Mr Lash believed the gang were going to kill him and started praying.
‘Lord, this is, I guess, the moment I will meet you today … if it is not your will, I am ready to stay,’ he recalled.
The four men detained the family and proceeded to steal items from the house.
Read more: Daily Mail