An 86-year-old woman grabbed a gun in self-defense when police say an intruder broke into her home. News 5 sat down with this woman today and listened to her tell about the experience.

Louise Howard lives just off a busy highway in Bulls Gap.

She told us she’s been the victim of theft many times before, and she’s had enough and it was time to take a stand. “I told different people if I ever catch them, I mean to kill them,” said Louise Howard.

Source: Meredith Machen for WCYB

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