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

ocel Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 10:15 AM
Six shots, five hits, one criminal, standing over him threatening with an empty gun. If there had been two criminals? Why should the victim of a violent crime ever NEED the same capacity firearm as a cop that has a safer job than a convenience store clerk or taxi driver?

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...