Thursday, January 5, 2012

Oklahoma Intruder Shooting: Young Mum Shoots Intruder after asking 911 for Permission

A man accused of trying to break in to a woman's Oklahoma home is scheduled to be in court Thursday as he faces murder charges in the shooting death of his accomplice.

But Dustin Louis Stewart, 29, didn't pull the trigger -- the woman who lived at the residence with her 3-month-old son did.

Stewart is facing a first-degree felony murder charge even though he did not pull the trigger, because if someone dies during the commission of certain crimes, such as burglary, an individual can be charged in the death, prosecutors said.

The incident has caught the nation's attention because part of the action was captured during a 911 conversation. Read More