“I heard the loud bang in the laundry room area,” he said.
Someone kicked in the door. Haith grabbed the AR-15 rifle he keeps under his bed.
“I crouched down, grabbed the firearm and was walking up the hallway,” he said. “As soon as I poked my head around the corner I saw a tall male standing there with a gun.”
“He shot first, I shot second,” he said. “He missed and I reckon I connected.”
The man was struck in the stomach. He ran out of the home, and collapsed across the street in a church parking lot.
Police were also able to apprehend a man who was waiting outside in a car.
“I guess I did the right thing,” Haith said. “I just reacted the best way possible.