A 24-year-old Millville man was shot Sunday during an early morning home invasion, according to police.
Officers were called to the 300 block of West Foundry Street at 4:40 a.m. for the break-in. Witnesses told police two masked men, armed with guns, entered the house.
The 24-year-old resident, awakened by the intruders, walked out of a bedroom to investigate who was in the house and was shot once by one of the gunmen, police said.There is scuttlebutt about Millville becoming unsafe, about "all these shootings" etc. First of all, except for this incident and the jury's still out, the shootings and attacks are the element exacting revenge on the element.
However, this incident should be a lesson for all. First of all, secure your house even when you are in it. Lock the doors, secure windows even if you have them cracked for ventilation on a warm night. Get a pet dog - a barking dog is the BEST defense you can get for the money, plus they make good friends. And finally, if you hear a noise in your house, the first thing to do is contact the local constabulary. If you hear someone in your house and you know it is not you, then be smart.