A New Zealand man was shot outside of this home in Goochland County, VA after attempting to visit with a teen girl he met online. Apparently, the teen’s mom was upset about it, or that’s the impression you get from the headline:

What the headline doesn’t say is that our Romeo also brought a “brick, a knife, pepper spray, and some duct tape” and was shot while breaking into the home to visit the 14-year-old girl:

His real name is Troy George Skinner, age 25:

The intruder actually threw a brick through the window before getting shot:

Skinner is expected to survive:

And the FBI is pursing federal charges at this point:

According to the sheriff, the teen had been communicating with Skinner for months:

Scary stuff.




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