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Mom shoots male who burglarized home to fulfill her 14-year-old daughter, sheriff states

This photo provided by the Goochland County Sheriff's Office shows a New Zealand passport photo, of Troy George Skinner.
This image supplied by the Goochland County Constable’s Workplace reveals a New Zealand passport picture, of Troy George Skinner. (Meredith/AP)– A New Zealand man who traveled to the United States home of a 14-year-old girl he

had actually interacted with online was shot by the woman’s mom, a constable said Monday. Troy George Skinner, 25, was shot Friday after he supposedly smashed a glass door and aimed to go into the home in Goochland, Virginia, stated constable James Agnew.

The Goochland County constable said Skinner purchased a knife and duct tape after showing up in the U.S. The sheriff likewise stated the lady’s mom saw a male attempting to enter her home, warned him a number of times she had a weapon, then fired after he broke the glass on the 2nd door he tried to open.

Skinner was struck in the neck and stays hospitalized, inning accordance with authorities.

“All I can state is the manner in which he tried to get in that home in the face of a firearm pointed at him and the implements we recovered from him– the only inference is that he had really bad intent,” Agnew said.

Agnew said Skinner will be accuseded of breaking and going into with a fatal weapon with the intent to devote a major criminal offense.

New Zealand authorities said they were aware of the occurrence and would be helping U.S. authorities as required. New Zealand authorities state they have actually also touched with Skinner’s household and have actually offered consular help.

It wasn’t immediately understood if Skinner has a lawyer. His hometown in New Zealand was not given by authorities.

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