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Don’t mess with Texas: teen burglar picks house with a mom packing heat and immediately regrets his decision CBS Dallas-Fort Worth/screenshot
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A mom from McKinney, Texas, who sensed something was up outside her home scared off a teen burglar she believes targeted her house because her 14-year-old son buys and sells popular shoes known as “Yeezys” and had just posted an ad about a pair of the shoes on the internet.

Her 12-year-old twin daughters were also upstairs at the time of the attempted break-in.

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Although the mere sight of mom Maria Luce in her home was enough to get a teen burglar to run away, she took it to another level on social media with the clearest of messages.

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Luce, who has a recording of the incident, called out the burglar on social media.

Here’s what she wrote there:

We are locked and loaded. And WILL use it. This. Is. NO. GAME. To the young teenager that broke into our home this afternoon in broad daylight-NOW you have committed a FELONY. And I want to THANK YOU for leaving your fingerprints EVERYWHERE for the fine McKinney Police Department. They have all of your prints. And it’s on camera -our inside AND outside surveillance cameras and security systems have YOU breaking and entering. They already have your fingerprints, height, all video footage, description -everything. You think this is a joke? GET THIS STRAIGHT. Be glad I didn’t have this shotgun in my hand when I came face to face with you. I can guarantee the winner and outcome on that. And this-all for tennis shoes?!?! All McKinney middle school parents -be aware if this is your child -he’s in VERY SERIOUS TROUBLE. Spread the word around. I. Am. Not. Kidding. When. It. Comes. To. The. Safety. Of. My. Family. And. My Home. YOU SCREWED WITH THE WRONG PERSON.

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Luce was brandishing a shotgun in her video and vowed that the intruder would be caught.

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“You think this is a joke? GET THIS STRAIGHT. Be glad I didn’t have this shotgun in my hand when I came face to face with you,” she said.

In recent times, we’ve seen teen armed robbers shot and killed in self-defense by an Oklahoma man with an AR-15. It really isn’t a joke.

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Luce said that the burglar was not only caught on camera but also helpfully left his fingerprints behind. It should only be a matter of time before he’s caught, but the police investigation continues.

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