A business owner had been broken into in the past several times. This time he caught them in the act and they decided to attack him.
Sheriff: Man Shot Alleged Burglar in Self Defense
Not much to say here. Thieves are sometimes brazen and will not simply run off if you get the drop on them. Just another reason why it makes good sense to have a way to defend yourself even on your business property.
[h/t NC Gun Blog]