Homeowner Shoots And Kills Convicted Felon During Break-In


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A homeowner in Nashville, Tennessee shot and killed a convicted felon who broke into his home and attacked him and his wife on Wednesday night.

Police say Brent Bishop, 43, was away from his home when two men entered the dwelling and struck his wife in the face. Bishop arrived home shortly thereafter and noticed the rear door was open before being struck on the head.

The robbers demanded Bishop open his gun safe so that they could steal three rifles and a pistol before leaving.

After the robbers left, Bishop grabbed a pistol from another room in his house and headed outside to find his wife, who had fled at some point during the attack.

When he made it outside, Bishop again encountered the robbers and fatally shot one of them. The other robber dropped the stolen firearms and fled the scene.

The deceased robber was identified as convicted felon Terry Adams, Jr., 27. Adams was arrested last July on charges of felony meth possession for resale and unlawful gun possession by a convicted felon.

Bishop suffered a fractured skull during the attack and the other robber remains at large. The Bishop residence was also burglarized on February 6th, when a large TV was stolen from their home. Adams is a suspect in that case.

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