Death by Samurai Sword for Man Who Broke into Student's Garage

A Johns Hopkins undergrad defended himself against a burgular who attacked him...


Breaking into peoples' houses is an extremely risky proposition. Sometimes, you get some stuff. Other times, undergrads from Johns Hopkins come out and end your life with a samurai sword. From the Washington Post:

Baltimore police say a Johns Hopkins University student armed with a samurai sword killed an intruder in his garage.

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says campus security and an off-duty city officer responding to a call for a suspicious person heard screams to call police around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday.

Guglielmi says the undergraduate student told the man he found in his garage to leave and the man accosted him. That's when Guglielmi says the student defended himself, cutting off the man's hand and causing a severe laceration to his upper body.

He says the man died at the scene, but police are not yet releasing his name.

Police are interviewing the student and his roommates, and are talking to prosecutors about whether to file charges.

It's cold in the B.

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