An aged veteran in South Carolina intervened to save lots of his spouse by beating an alleged armed intruder to demise mid-afternoon on Monday in Aiken, South Carolina.
FOX57 reported 82-year-old Herbert Parrish killed the alleged intruder to guard 79-year-old Lois Parrish.
Lois allegedly heard a knock on the door and answered, solely to have the suspect ask if she had seen his canine. When she stated she had not, the suspect, 61-year-old Harold Runnels, allegedly pushed his approach inside.
Runnels allegedly pulled a knife as soon as inside, so Herbert grabbed a shotgun for self-defense.
“I felt, we’re gone,” Herbert stated. “He’s going to kill us and take what he can take.” He then started beating the suspect with the shotgun, ultimately mortally wounding him.
Hebert and Lois acknowledged Runnels as somebody they’d seen within the neighborhood, FOX13 said.
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