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

Buck O Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 3:08 PM
Oooooh, you understand statistics? We'd be impressed if all the available evidence didn't indicate otherwise.
psydoc Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 3:10 PM
bryce, I guess that makes your statistic on people being twice as likely to be the victim of violence if they have a gun in their home worthless, right?

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...