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Ala. Grandmother Shoots Intruder in Her Bedroom

Tuesday, 31 Aug 2010 01:33 PM

 

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A pistol-packing grandmother in northern Alabama believes intruders will think twice before messing with her again.

Police say 69-year-old Ethel Jones shot an 18-year-old man in the stomach when she found him inside her bedroom at her home in Decatur.

Jones says she sleeps with her gun under a pillow next to her. She says she grabbed it after hearing a door rattle shortly before 3 a.m. Monday.

Police say the suspect removed a window air conditioner to get inside the home. He is in the hospital and faces a charge of second-degree burglary.

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Information from: The Decatur Daily, http://www.decaturdaily.com/decaturdaily/index.shtml

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