‘Stand your ground’ to be reviewed in case of NC suspect killed during home invasion


Michael Holliday of Hubert

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HUBERT, N.C. — A prosecutor is reviewing whether the stand your ground doctrine applies to the case of an Onslow County man who shot and killed an intruder inside his home, according to the Associated Press.

According to authorities, Michael Holliday of Hubert, was shot when he and another man broke into a home southeast of Jacksonville on Sunday.

According to WITN, the suspects demanded money and drugs when the homeowner shot Holliday with a .22 caliber pistol. He died at a local hospital.

Authorities said two other people were waiting in a car outside the home during the break-in. The men drove Holliday to the hospital when their car was involved in a wreck with another vehicle.

The three accomplices face charges in connection with the robbery attempt.

Read more: WITN

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