No one is sure if the young man was on drugs or had a mental defect but the people in the home where not taking any chances as the 16 year old tried to make entry by breaking a window and reaching in to unlock the door. Her 10-year-old daughter went to the door and the person began yelling aggressively, "They're going to kill me. They're going to kill me," over and over. The little girl opened the door and he tried to make entry and that’s when the woman got her son out of bed and told him to grab a gun.
When the 17 seen his hand coming through the window and going for the door knob he shot. The 16 year old broke off the attempted entry and went to the house next door and told those residents someone was trying to hurt him. Within a few minutes the teen was shot and killed trying to force his way into that home