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Surprised Intruder Asks Homeowner, “Why Did You Shoot Me?”

Keely Sharp
Written by Keely Sharp

This has got to be the funniest story of the day.

A woman was breaking into a home, in Iowa, and then attempted to kill the 71-year-old man who lived here. In return, he shot her to protect himself. Her response? She was angry that he shot her!

She told him that it was illegal for him to shoot her, and was surprised that he did it! She even asked him why he shot her! Are you kidding me!!?? She was BREAKING the law by breaking and entering and THEN TRIED TO KILL HIM! Yet she was outraged because he “broke the law.” That is the problem with people these days.

KCCI reports that a 71-year old man, who has chosen to remain anonymous, was staying at the house the night of the incident because of multiple other burglaries at the house that same week.

When he saw a woman in the home wearing a headlamp, he confronted her.

She claimed to be there with her boyfriend and asked the homeowner not to shoot.

The man attempted to force her out of the house, and she wrapped a scarf around his neck and attempted to choke him.

“On the surface, it looks like it was a justifiable shooting,” Des Moines police Sgt. Paul Parizek said according to KCCI.

The homeowner reportedly told police that “he was so scared and could not breathe” and that he “kept looking to the side of the house to see if (the boyfriend) with a gun was coming towards him.”

So he shot the woman.

Her response?

According to the man, the intruder asked him “Why did you shoot me? It is against the law for you to shoot me.”

She then fled the scene and proceeded to call the police! WTH? We can’t make this stuff up.

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About the author

Keely Sharp

Keely Sharp

Keely is a 23-year-old conservative writer for many different sites, including While she lives in Georgia, she grew up in Florida. Keely is pro-life, Christian, and a member of the NRA. When she is not writing, she enjoys going to the range and hiking with her dogs.

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