Elderly California Man Shoots Knife-Wielding Robber

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On this edition of Hero of the Day, Cam Edwards shares a story from Antioch, California where an elderly homeowner returned to his home to find intruder Arnie Schmidt III, 34, inside stripping copper wiring and piping. A confrontation ensued, and when Schmidt threatened the homeowner with a knife, the homeowner opened fire with a handgun, killing the intruder. Police confirm Schmidt was suspected of burglary on at least two other occasions, and at this point the homeowner is not facing any charges. Originally aired 11/7/11.