Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day: Glenn Nugent

Pop quiz: you come home from a trip and, before entering your house, you find evidence of a break-in. You have no idea if the burglar’s inside. What do you do? Well, the first thing you don’t do is go into the house. But they apparently handle these things differently in Texas. “Glenn Nugent said when he returned to his home Saturday, he saw a ladder leading to a broken window,” reports. “Nugent said he called his sister and asked her to bring him a gun. Once he was armed, Nugent made his way into the home and found a complete stranger sleeping in a bedroom.” You probably guessed already that it wasn’t Goldilocks snoozing away . . .

“When I went to the back, I saw that he had the covers pulled all over him, so I just shot over his head to scare him, but instead it just hit him in the backside.”

Oopsie! Alston tried to make a quick escape, but Nugent had other ideas and held him at gunpoint until the police arrived. And here’s the key sentence in the story for Glenn:

A grand jury will also review the shooting.