From October 15, 2008 WXFL channel 31:
Tift County authorities say a homeowner shot a man after he attempted to force his way into a rural mobile home
off Highway 125.
Sheriff's department spokesman David Haire says the homeowner, 33-year-old John Henry Howard Jr., was not hurt during the home invasion. It happened early Wednesday at about 2:30 a.m. Haire did not identify the suspected burglar, but said his injuries appeared to be serious. The intruder was shot 4 times in the head.