For John, BLUF: Helping is good, but with firearms one must be judicious. Nothing to see here; just move along.
In a separate post, Law Professor Glenn Harlan Reynolds notes:
I LIKE MY NEIGHBORS, BUT I WOULDN’T MIND A NEIGHBOR LIKE THIS: Ex-Army Sniper Takes Out Neighbor’s Home Intruder From Bedroom Window.Hat tip to the InstaPundit.
It would save the trouble of having Helen shoot them. As our daughter told one of her cousins years ago, “If someone broke in, Daddy would shoot them because that’s the thing to do. But Mommy would shoot them because she wanted to.”
Regards — Cliff