When this thug thought he would get away with breaking into this man’s house because he was wheelchair bound, he had no idea what was waiting for him. This Vietnam veteran had a big surprise for him.
A wheelchair-bound Vietnam veteran fatally shot a man who forced his way into the veteran’s residence, authorities said.
Eddie Frank Smith, 69, was at home in Monticello on Thursday about 9 p.m. when Andre Smith, 22, (no known relation), forced his way into Eddie Frank Smith’s home through a rear door, according to a media release from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
When Eddie Frank Smith went to investigate, Andre Smith lunged toward the resident, who shot the intruder once in the chest, according to the GBI.
The intruder ran away and collapsed about 100 yards from the residence.
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