Another member of the M1911 cult! From 2/1/16 NBC Los Angeles
When an ax-wielding burglar tried to
break into Joseph Milspaugh's home on Sunday morning, the 92-year-old
World War II veteran didn't hesitate to defend himself.
of San Jacinto, heard the suspect trying to break into his home in the
1400 block of Chase Street, he armed himself with his model 1911 .45
s the suspect smashed the door with
his ax and tried to crawl into the house, Milspaugh wasted no time and
fired off one round from his handgun at the suspect.
"It's stupid what
he did," Milspaugh said. "Being a Sunday, he assumed that people would
be going shopping or going to church and no one would be home, that it
would be a good time to break in."
Never bring an axe to a gunfight.