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Woman Hiding in Attic Shoots Intruder Five Times to Protect Her Children

Bruce in Ft.Worth Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 11:25 PM
Yet another story of a crime that WOULD have ended up with this woman and kids as a statistic, thwarted by a firearm. Come on Trolls, defend this animal!! I DARE YOU!!
Bruce in Ft.Worth Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 11:28 PM
At my house, if he made it past the Rottweilers and the Mastiffs, the gun would be the final nail in the coffin.
M.K. Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 10:48 AM
I know a lady who has three German Shepherds. She said they have their own sleeping places around the house and are trained to react to a threat or break in. Her 45 auto would serve her well if an intruder managed to overcome all three dogs.
mfinn Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 10:59 AM
I don't think there would have been anything left to shoot LOL

It seems as though real life examples of guns saving -- rather than taking -- innocent life go largely unreported (or flat-out ignored) in the mainstream media. Therefore, I have decided to post the following must-read story in its entirety (via Cameron Gray):

A woman hiding in her attic with children shot an intruder multiple times before fleeing to safety Friday.

The incident happened at a home on Henderson Ridge Lane in Loganville around 1 p.m. The woman was working in an upstairs office when she spotted a strange man outside a window, according to Walton County Sheriff Joe...