[UPDATE] Florida Man Shoots 2 Burglars Standing Inside Bedroom

By: AP
By: AP

[UPDATE] Davenport, Florida (AP) --

A 15-year-old boy is dead two days after
authorities say he and three other teens attempted to burglarize a
central Florida home.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office says Otilio Rubio, of
Davenport, was shot by the homeowner on September 21 (Tuesday evening). Rubio's family decided to remove him from life support on September 23.

Three other juveniles have been charged with burglary of an
occupied dwelling and felony murder. Under Florida law, individuals
involved in a felony that results in death can be charged with
murder, even if they are not directly responsible for the killing.

The homeowner, Jose Luis Oyola-Aponte, has been charged with
possession of narcotics.

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Davenport, Florida (AP) --

A 15-year-old burglary suspect shot in the head by a Polk County homeowner remains in critical condition in a hospital.

Meanwhile, 37-year-old Jose Luis Oyola-Aponte has bonded out of
jail after being charged with possession of narcotics because
illegal drugs were found inside his home. He won't be at
Wednesday's first court appearance.

According to the sheriff's office, his wife awoke early on September 21
to the sound of a breaking window and saw two men standing in the
bedroom. Oyola-Aponte grabbed a handgun and shot two teens.

A second teen is in stable condition. Two other teens were
charged with occupied burglary and booked into the Juvenile
Assessment Center.

It's not immediately known if Oyola-Aponte will face additional
charges related to the shooting.


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  • by LOLANON Location: YourFace on Oct 4, 2010 at 11:39 PM
    @Alex: Your ignorance is astonishing.
  • by Alex Location: fl on Oct 1, 2010 at 04:44 PM
    Wat the hell are yuh guys talking about. No one has the right to kill no one. I understand that the boys new what they were doing. But I bet that the young boy's family are devestated. Plus to thouse of you who are tlkn s..t.. STOP b.c ypu nerver know if the next person shot in the head wont be yiu or you kid.
  • by zoe Location: tallhassee on Sep 30, 2010 at 08:24 PM
    It a shame that something like this had to happen, but he had the right to protect him self, but he should have hidden his stash more better?
  • by hank Location: tallahassee on Sep 28, 2010 at 07:06 PM
    he and the other "boys" knew what they were doing. they got what they deserved.
  • by doug Location: AZ on Sep 28, 2010 at 08:46 AM
    I hope the guy skates on the drug charge. The kids could have brought it with them.
  • by Ralph Location: Madison on Sep 26, 2010 at 04:51 PM
    Poor kid,but he want do that again.Just hope his mom and dad dont sue the man for killing their son
  • by injunbill Location: Tallahassee on Sep 26, 2010 at 01:07 PM
    Old Marine proverb: When in doubt empty the magazine.
  • by Anonymous Location: tallahassee on Sep 26, 2010 at 07:01 AM
    Three hits and two misses humm. Sence he was woke up and scared he is supposed to hit ALL. Maybe you could and MAYBE you wouldn't. Was you there?
  • by ETurnage Location: Tallahassee on Sep 25, 2010 at 07:14 AM
    Three hits and two misses? He could have done better than that.
  • by SirDidymus Location: Jasper on Sep 24, 2010 at 08:39 AM
    @ Rob - It's a knee jerk society these days. The United States of the Offended. They read the 1st line and started ranting like kids. Read the whole thing THEN comment. I have to agree with what the guy did. I'd do the same thing and I have 3 spare magazines by my sidearm.
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