“I Never Thought I’d Have To Shoot Somebody, But I’m Glad I Had My Rifle”

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H/T Bearing Arms.

A rifle saved two lives.

A 42-year-old Springfield (MO) man forced his way into another man’s home and learned the hard way that centerfire rifle bullets are barrier-blind.

A 63-year-old man said his deer rifle saved his life and the lives of two other people Tuesday night after he fatally shot a man who had broken into his house in northwest Springfield.

Mark Glidewell said he never thought he would have to shoot somebody, but he believes he made the right decision to pull the trigger when he said 42-year-old Charlie M. Ingram broke a pane of glass and climbed through a window in Glidewell’s kitchen.

Ingram, of Springfield, died at a hospital, according to a news release from Springfield police.

The release said the incident took place at about 9:21 p.m. Tuesday on the 1500 block of North Golden Avenue. When Glidewell spoke to the News-Leader Wednesday morning, he said…

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