NASCAR legend thanks to the Second Amendment after baking in the break-in suspects

Richard childress on the left, answers questions during a press conference in North Carolina, Feb. 23, 2001. He shot three intruders at his North Carolina home, authorities said Wednesday.


Three masked men broke into the North Carolina home of NASCAR legend Richard childress on, who shot at them with his gun, authorities said Wednesday.

Childress on told the police that he is of the opinion that the only reason that he and his wife were here today was because of God and the Second Amendment,” WCNC-TV reported.

An alarm in his house that sounded like someone broke a window with a door knob, the Greensboro News & Record reported, quoting a press release from the Davidson County Sherriff’s Office.

A suspect is on surveillance.

(Davidson County Sheriff’s Office )

The police said that under the N. C. Castle Doctrine, people have the right to defend themselves against this form of intrusion, WCNC reported.

The officials said that it does not appear that any of the suspects were injured, the station reported.

(Davidson County Sheriff’s Office )

Deputies collected evidence that will be tested for DNA, the News & Record reported.

Childress on has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those involved, the report said.

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