Texas Preacher Fatally Shot By His Own Gun While Trying To Stop A Burglar
Deputies in Texas say that a 69-year-old homeowner died after he was shot by his own gun during a struggle with an apparent burglar. The victim was identified as Don Frazier, a preacher and writer who has made numerous TV appearances,according to KHOU.
The incident occurred on Friday around 1:15 a.m. at a home in northwest Harris County.
According to Sheriff’s deputies, the man and his wife heard a noise downstairs in their garage so the husband went down to investigate.
At that point, somehow the burglar managed to take the homeowner’s gun — shooting him dead.
Deputies said they saw the suspect later walking near the victim’s house. He was identified as 30-year-old Daniel Durham.
Durham ditched the gun in a trash can but reportedly still had blood on his clothes.
The suspect was taken into custody and according to deputies, he admitted to shooting the homeowner.