A Cookeville 18-year-old was home alone on a weekday afternoon when he noticed a suspicious man lurking beside a nearby shed. He took a 410 shotgun with him when he went to investigate. When he got the man’s attention, the man pointed a pistol at him. Fearing for his life, the teen-ager fired on the intruder with bird shot, putting him to flight.
Cookeville, Tenn. Herald-Citizen