2018 Dec 4, 5:56pm
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Inmate is shot and killed by a woman just moments after he escaped from a nearby prison and kicked in her backdoorBruce McLaughlin Jr., 30, escaped from Pickens County jail in South Carolina at about 3am on TuesdayHe kicked in a woman's backdoor and grabbed a knife sharpening tool Officials said McLaughlin was heading to the woman's bedroom when she opened fireWoman had gone through training to get a concealed weapons permit McLaughlin died from a gunshot wound to the headAn inmate who escaped from a South Carolina prison was shot and killed just minutes later by a woman after he kicked in the backdoor to her home. Bruce McLaughlin Jr., 30, escaped from Pickens County jail near Greenville at about 3am on Tuesday. The inmate was still in his orange prison jumpsuit when he kicked in the woman's door and grabbed a knife sharpening tool from her kitchen in Pickens.Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark said he was heading towards the woman's bedroom when she opened fire. 'This was a big guy. If she hadn't had a weapon there's no telling what would have happened,' Clark said.
Seriously, this is a good argument for gun ownership.