DALLAS , TX — – According to police, a woman opened fire on a pair of burglars who had broken into her home and only one of the burglars lived to talk about it.
According to the Dallas Police Department, 47-year-old Eric Ford and 19-year-old Isaiah Phillip Williams kicked in the front door of a home owned by Charles Brown. As they charged their way upstairs, they met Brown’s 21-year-old daughter who had been sleeping in an upstairs bedroom.
Before I go on, here’s a little background. This house has been the target of burglars several times in the past. In Jan 2008, a car was stolen from the driveway, In Dec of that year, someone broke into the house and stole a CD player, diamond rings, necklaces and a digital camera.
In response to these burglaries, Brown taught his daughter how to shoot a gun and told her that it should the house alarm ever go off, be prepared. Seems as if his daughter was paying attention because when Ford and Williams met her, she was at the top of the stairs and had opened fire at them with a handgun she had armed herself with.
The two men immediately ran out of the house but Williams collapsed and died as a result of the brand new hole Brown’s daughter had given him. Police would find a car with paper plates at the scene, along with a gun that indicated at least one of the men was armed. Ford was later captured and charged with burglary.
Brown is proud of his daughter’s quick actions, but is worried about her mental state after having killed someone. “I don’t want her to be stressing about what she did to some thug that had a tendency to vandalize people and take something they didn’t work hard for,” Brown said. “I just hate that she didn’t get both of them.”
He added that he is working on moving out of the neighborhood.Tags: Burglary, Crime, Eric Ford, home protection, Isaac Williams, Shooting, Texas