Johns Hopkins Student Kills Burglar with Samurai Sword
A Johns Hopkins University student has killed a burglar with a samurai sword early this morning. The undergrad found the burglar in his garage after having been robbed the day before. According to the student, whose name has not been released yet pending possible charges, he heard noise in his garage, grabbed a samurai sword and investigated. The student confronted the intruder, who then accosted him.
According to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi, officers responded to a 911 call to find a still-unnamed intruder suffering from deep cuts to his hand and torso.
The suspect died at the scene.
The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.
The student told police that he heard a commotion in the house and went downstairs armed with a samurai sword, Guglielmi said. He saw the side door to the garage had been pried open and found a man inside, who lunged at the student.