A resident of Elmira, N.Y., who used a shotgun to fend off an intruder will not be charged, police said. The armed citizen fired at the stranger, who gained entry to the home early one morning. Pellets from the 12-ga. shotgun hit the suspect in the shoulder and upper chest. The interloper was taken to a hospital for treatment and checked himself out against the advice of doctors
Star Gazette, Elmira, N.Y.