Gaither, 11, was home alone when he encountered
and shot the armed intruder at his Talladega
, Ala., residence. “It went through the back of his leg and he started crying like a little baby.”The boy also revealed that he was scared during the confrontation.Although the boy’s mother was not identified in the WVTM-TV
, she stood off-camera alongside Chris
and explained that the suspect
had burgled their home on another occasion.