Fort Worth pastor shoots alleged home intruder



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Posted on May 7, 2012 at 12:46 PM

Updated Sunday, Nov 3 at 5:47 AM

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FORT WORTH - A Fort Worth pastor shot a man he said broke into his home early Monday morning.

Anthony Jobe said he awoke to his doorbell being rung in the early morning hours at his home in the 2400 block of Hunting Drive. He said he then heard beating on his side door, which is where he said he found a man attempting to kick his door down.

Upon seeing the alleged intruder, a confrontation ensued, ending with Jobe shooting the man with his handgun.

"That's unfortunate, shooting pastor, I know," Jobe said. "... I shoot more as a hobby and I like to go to the gun range, but this is unfortunate that this happened like this, but you have to do what you have to do to protect your family."

While the man was able to flee the scene, someone with bullet wounds showed up at the Baylor All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth later in the morning. There was no official statement on the condition of the man, but Jobe said he was told by authorities that the wounds were not life-threatening.

Police recovered the car involved in the incident and discovered two bullet holes in the car. Investigators questioned and released two other suspects found with the car. 

Jobe pastors a small church and is a United States Army veteran with a license to carry a concealed weapon. Police did not name the suspect because he has not yet been arrested.