Thug Breaks into Home, Holds Teenager at Gunpoint, Gets Shot Dead by Dad

A Tenessee homeowner turned the tables on two intruders after they tased his dog and held his teenage son at gunpoint.

Two thugs wearing masks and gloves broke into a home in Murfreesboro, 34 miles southeast of Nashville.

Thankfully, the homeowner was able to retrieve his gun and shoot the two men, according to police.

One man, Kevin Ford, died on the scene from his wounds.

The other crook, 42-year-old Clifford Wright, was arrested nearby with multiple gunshot wounds.

The Murfreesboro Police Department said in a statement: “Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division detectives are investigating a home invasion where the homeowner shoots two intruders, killing one and injuring the other on Friday night.

“Police responded to a home in the 100 block of January Street and found a masked man with multiple gunshot wounds at the front door of the home on Friday, May 5 at 8:24 p.m.

“The man identified as 52-year-old Kevin Ford was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The other intruder, 42-year-old Clifford Wright, was located at the Salvation Army on Main Street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

“Wright was taken to the hospital, treated, released, and then taken to jail.

“He is charged with aggravated burglary, attempted aggravated robbery, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent felony.

“The preliminary investigation revealed the two masked intruders, wearing gloves, broke into the home through the front door, tased the family’s dog, and held the homeowner’s teenage son at gunpoint.

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“The homeowner retrieved his gun and shot the two intruders several times.

“Three people were in the home at the time of the home invasion.

“The homeowner is not facing any charges.

“The incident remains under investigation,” the police said.

“Wright remains in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center on a $700,000 bond.

“He is set to appear in Rutherford County General Sessions Court on June 5.”

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By David Hawkins

David Hawkins is a writer who specializes in political commentary and world affairs. He's been writing professionally since 2014.

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