A pastor in Cherokee County, Georgia was not playing games when an intruder attempted to break into his Woodstock home.
According to deputies, the pastor heard 19-year-old Donovon Simmons attempting to break through the basement window, so he grabbed his gun. He planned to protect his wife and three children, and that he did!
Investigators said that just after 3 a.m. Thursday a man entered a house located on Santa Fe Trail, just south of Georgia Highway 92 in Woodstock.
That’s when investigators said the pastor went to investigate, found Simmons, and fired in self-defense.
Investigators said Simmons received a gunshot wound to his head and ended up collapsing in the backyard. He was taken to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. He was listed in stable condition as of Thursday afternoon.
Simmon allegedly lives in the same area as the pastor, however, investigators are not sure why he chose that house as a target.
I say Simmons got off easy. He should be thinking his lucky stars that he is recovering and not standing face to face with his maker right now!