He killed one and wounded the two others.
Maybe the crooks had rough childhoods and didn't deserve to be shot for trying to rifle through this poor guy's house. Then again, if your craft is breaking into someones house and taking what you didn't earn, then getting shot and killed should be part of your accepted risk.
I've been to Kansas City recently, and nobody there seemed like the type who care about unlawful professions. I got the feeling that they protect what they earned. Good on em'.