Originally Posted by PastramiX
That's pretty much overkill. If it's an invasion of a flock of ducks, then a shotgun would be great, but unless if you want to be charged with manslaughter with that blood splatter on your wall, then I'd rather use something of deterrence, like a 9 mm.
Buckshot won't go through walls and accidentally kill your children sleeping in the other room.
Hence why a shotgun is actually the perfect home defense weapon