Childress on home break-in: 'Thank God, and our Second Amendment'

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — For the first time, NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Childress is speaking out about an attempted break-in at his home last year.

Authorities released surveillance photos in December which showed the suspects trying to get into Childress’s Davidson County home.

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Childress told deputies he shot at the burglars as they tried to break in.

“All I can say is thank God and our Second Amendment that I was able to have a firearm in my home to protect my wife and my family," Childress said.

(Niquan Victorin/Chantz Kade Hines/Armeka Vantonne Spinks)

The Davidson County Sheriff's Office identified the three suspects as 20-year-old Niquan Victorin and 18-year-old Chantz Kade Hines, both of Winston-Salem, and 18-year-old Armeka Vantonne Spinks of Salisbury.

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