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

Radley2 Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 9:17 AM
Come on readers... three clues to the location: Atlanta, Gwinnette Counyt and its medical center. What has happened to our intelligence? Can't we figure things out from what we read if it isn't stated straight up!
Radley2 Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 9:19 AM
And good for Mrs Herman... if she had not done this, the headline may have been mother and her 9-year old twins found dead in home by husband when he returns home from work. They appear to have been beaten with a crowbar.

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...