‘I just fired one’: 85-year-old man fatally shoots would-be robber

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ELLPORT, Pa. — An 85-year-old Pennsylvania man fatally shot a would-be robber at his home early Friday morning, according to WPXI.

Don Lutz was home at about 1:30 a.m. when two intruders broke into the house and confronted him.

“I just fired one. It was in the dark. He attacked me and he was up close and I shot him,” Lutz said. “They jumped me and we both went on the floor. I scuffled with them on the floor and the one guy rolled over dead.”

Lutz, who keeps his gun under his pillow, said the second intruder ran away after the shooting.

Police believe he may have been targeted.

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