• Zachery Bernabe

Three Teenage Burglars Shot Dead in Oklahoma

On Monday, March 27, 2017, three teenagers attempted to rob an Oklahoma house in broad daylight, but where stopped fast when the son of the homeowner shot the three teens with an AR-15.

"They were dressed in black, all had masks on, and all had gloves on," Deputy Nick Mahoney told reporters, according to BBC.com

The burglary took place outside Broken Arrow, a Tulsa suburb, at around 12:30 pm. According to the Daily Mail Online, the three teens came in through the back door of the house, while the 23 year-old son was with his father. "There was a short exchange of words, then gunfire happened," Mahoney told reporters.

The son may not face charges because of "stand your ground laws," which, according to the BBC, "say a citizen can legally use lethal force if they feel that their life is in imminent danger."

There was also a getaway driver, who turned herself in later that day. 21-year-old Elizabeth Marie Rodriguez "turned herself in at the Broken Arrow police station and has admitted to serving as a getaway driver," according to BBC.