• ABC 15 Phoenix
Phoenix police Officer James Holmes said the teen was home with his 8, 10 and 12-year-old siblings when a woman started knocking on the door.
The 14-year-old did not recognize her so he didn't answer the door of the home near 55th Avenue and Baseline Road.
A short time later a man started knocking on the door and again the boy refused to answer the door.
Holmes said the youngster then went upstairs and retrieved a handgun and returned downstairs.
At that point the man kicked the door in and pointed a gun at the boy.
The boy fired his weapon, striking the suspect.
The man was taken to a local hospital in critical condition,
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