On December 17, 2012, Hunter Schaad called police to report that he was shot. He was arrested for burglary. He broke into the house of a woman in Louisville, Kentucky. The burglar fled as soon as she shined a light one him.
The woman woke her grandson who retrieved a handgun and fired at the fleeing intruder. Hunter was shot in the back when the bullet broke the car window and penetrated the headrest. After tossing out what he had stolen, Hunter drove home and called 911, effectively turning himself into the police.