After going to bed early, a homeowner in Kenosha County, Wis. was awakened around 8:30 p.m. by a suspicious noise. The homeowner retrieved a .22-caliber pistol, went to investigate and found a burglar in his basement. The homeowner shouted to the home invader, ďI got a weapon. Itís loaded. Iím prepared to shoot, come out,Ē at which point the criminal gave himself up and was then held at gunpoint until police could arrive. In an interview with local media, the homeowner credited his service in Vietnam as preparing him for such an incident.The home invaderís father offered an apology to the homeowner, telling local media, ďIf youíre coming into my home like that, I canít really honestly say youíre gonna walk out like you came in. I offer any kind of sympathy and sorrow toward that family."

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