Shawn was sitting on the porch and he saw two boys on the other side of the street.
They boys asked when a bus came and since Shawn cannot answer they started teasing him and threatening him.
The boys start to walk across the street, through Shawn's yard to mess with him since he cannot do anything about it.
The boys are talking on what to do to Shawn and they finally decide to hold a lighter under his chin.
Shawn's brother, Paul, sees the boys hurting his brother and rushes over to chase them off.
After Paul beat up the boys he poured gasoline on them and was attempting to burn them alive for messing with Shawn. Before he could ignite the boys his sister,Cindy, ranout and stopped him. Therefore saving the boys lives