Cincinnati-area: Man uses gun to stops home invasion assault

WLWT (NBC Cincinnati) is reporting that a man was forced to use a gun to stop a home invasion in Mt. Healthy.

From the article:

Officials said Gregory Lyle, 33, entered through the window of the home and assaulted his ex-girlfriend who was inside.

A man living in the house saw Lyle and shot him. Lyle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials said the investigation is ongoing and there is no threat to the public.

Authorities say Lyle had open warrants and was the subject of prior domestic violence calls at the home.

Under Ohio's Castle Doctrine law, if someone unlawfully enters or attempts to enter an occupied home or temporary habitation, or occupied car, citizens have an initial presumption that they may act in self defense, and will not be second-guessed by the State.

Chad D. Baus served as Buckeye Firearms Association Secretary from 2013-2019, and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. He is co-founder of BFA-PAC, and served as its Vice Chairman for 15 years. He is the editor of, which received the Outdoor Writers of Ohio 2013 Supporting Member Award for Best Website, and is also an NRA-certified firearms instructor.

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