Burglar Ignores Warning Shot, Is Killed By Shots From Multiple Family Members

I’d like to see the results of the toxicology test on the body of the dead burglar, as a sane and sober person doesn’t keep trying to break into a home after three residents warn him that they are armed. One of the residents even went so far as to fire a warning shot (which is rarely, if ever, a good idea).


All the evidence suggests that Mitchell Large went out of his way to trigger his shooting:

A 40-year-old man was killed Monday as he tried to enter a Winter Haven home, waking three members of a family who each drew guns on the intruder, police said.

Mitchell G. Large of Winter Haven ignored a warning shot fired by one of the family members, according to Winter Haven Police Department. At least two of the family members then opened fire, killing him.

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I feel very sorry for the two family members that opened fire on Large, who are obviously traumatized by the shooting. Police say that charges are unlikely, as this seems like a near textbook case of home defense.

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