Louisville resident, Ali Bracey, went viral on Tuesday thanks to his brave deed, his commentary on the incident and a strangely worded tweet.


On Sunday morning, Donald Oliver, Bracey's 38-year-old neighbor, broke into his home and began undressing in the room of his girlfriend's 12-year-old daughter. 

When the girl ran out of the room and notified her mother, Tina Burton, the two began to hit Oliver with a broom. Bracey eventually shot Oliver six times before he fled the home. Police later found heroin that Oliver dropped in the girl's bedroom. 

"I told him, 'Get out,' and he didn't want to move,"Bracey told WRDB. "And he growled at me. He growled at me. He ended up getting six shots."

The internet heaped praise upon Bracey for his quick thinking and reaction to the entire situation.



Some in the comments took issue with how WDRB Morning Anchor Sterling Riggs portrayed the situation, only referring to Bracey as "the shooter" in his tweet about the incident.



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Others were amused by Bracey's word choice. 




Oliver appeared in court on Monday to face charges of burglary, assault, and possession of a controlled substance.