Can you imagine how really scary it would be if someone broke into your home at night while you were asleep? Talk about a real nightmare and a scary one at that.

But the question is, what would you do? Most people would panic and be scared half to death. Would you try to confront them? Experts say not a good idea.

What about grabbing some kind of a weapon like a ball bat or a gun?

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Did you see where just the other day, an 80 year old homeowner in Flint Township shot and killed an intruder for breaking into his home?

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A 31-year-old man had broke into the home and was confronted by the 80-year-old homeowner, police said. The homeowner shot and killed the intruder.

In that situation, how many people could have stayed calm, grabbed a gun, and then shot the intruder for breaking into their own home?

A scary situation that a lot of people don't really think about all that much, but if it did happen, what would you do first?

I found this website at that explains in detail, what to do when an intruder is in your home.

Before I read the article, i was actually thinking about what I would do if someone were to invade our home.

The first thing I thought of was not to panic. I would try to calm myself down just so I could think straight.

What about calling the police, but what if my phone was in another room? Should I hide and try to stay quiet until the intruder leaves?

And what about grabbing a weapon like a bat or a gun? What if I didn't own a gun or for that matter, no weapons at all?

The first thing I would want to do is try and get out of the house and if that's not possible, do I stay put and hide somewhere?

Take a look for yourself at on what to do if someone breaks into your home. This website has all the answers.

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