Florida Man Calls 911, Gets Voicemail, Ends Up Shooting Home Invader (Video)
When seconds count, the police are minutes away. That is, if you can get a hold of them:
The dispatcher tried to transfer the call from the fire department to law enforcement side of things — but he got a voicemail just as the crooks returned to the home.
Chaos ensues. The man takes matters into his own hands and shoot one of the robbers.
He then tells the dispatcher that he’s been robbed, and two women in the home were physically hurt.
The county released a timeline showing deputies were dispatched more than three and a half minutes after the original call, but they say the transfer problems didn’t slow down their response.
They also say steps are being taken to make sure it doesn’t happen again, although they didn’t clarify what those steps are.
That’s reassuring. Here’s some advice:
That’s two good pieces of advice, right there.
Hat Tip: Town Hall
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