Colorado Homeowner Shoots and Kills Career Criminal During Burglary Attempt
How bad was the criminal?
The coroner identified the deceased as 29-year-old Charles McLaughlin.So, that's pretty bad. Loss of life is always regrettable, but I much prefer a lawful homeowner ending up safe to becoming a victim. Based on his history, this criminal had no intention of reform. It's too bad we didn't see his pattern as severe enough to leave him in jail rather than allowing a situation to develop where a homeowner was forced to shoot him.
A 7NEWS check found that McLaughlin has a six-page Colorado criminal history, including arrests for burglary, auto theft, resisting arrest, DUI and violating of a protection order.