John Cole broke into an amputee's home and was met with hot lead from a .357 mag. He was later arrested.
FERNDALE, Mich. — Ferndale police said a 72-year-old man with an amputated leg shot at an intruder who was in his house early Thursday morning.
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Police said the victim hear was woken up by noise inside his home at about 3:40 a.m.
The victim grabbed a .357 revolver and shot at the intruder when he came to his bedroom door, police said.Police said the victim missed the man, who he identified as a man from the neighborhood.
John Robert Cole, 56, was arrested at a nearby 7-Eleven store, and officers found the victim's wallet in his pocket.
Police said Cole has been arrested several times in the last year and convicted of various misdemeanors. Read more