Firearms Expert Testifies In Home Invasion Case

justice statue with sword and scale. cloudy sky in the backgrounFirearms expert witness Massad Ayoob testified in the U.S. District Court, District of Montana, homicide case against James Stiffler. Stiffler was accused of fatally shooting Henry Johnson during a home invasion in 2013. The expert witness reviewed police reports, photos, and the scene of the shooting. He testified that the defendant was justified in using deadly force. Ayoob is the author of more than a dozen books on firearms, self-defense, and related topics, including In the Gravest Extreme,” widely considered to be the authoritative text on the topic of the use of lethal force. Charges against Stiffler were dropped on February 23, 2016.

In 24 Surprising Home Invasion Robbery Statistics, BrandonGaille.com writes:

38% of the assaults that are reported to law enforcement officials happen during the events of a home invasion.

The percentage of rapes that occur because of a home invasion incident: 60%.

Over 2 million homes will experience a home invasion at some point in time in the United States. That means 20% of Americans will become a victim of this crime.

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