Thursday, June 02, 2005
(Left) James A. Hodges, 63, looks through the newly-replaced window of his home in Beaumont on Thursday, June 2, 2005. On Wednesday, he awoke to the crash of someone breaking into his home. The 36-year resident of the home fired two shots from a .25 caliber semi-automatic pistol out the window. One bullet lodged into a tree outside his window, the other bullet couldn't be traced after it left the bedroom.
Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
(Below) Hodges points to one bullet hole in a tree outside his bedroom window. Although two bullets grazed the window frame within an inch of one another while he was defending himself against intruders, only one bullet hit the tree.
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