Elderly Woman Fires at Home Invader in South Carolina

An elderly woman fires at home invader, prompting deputies to check local hospitals for someone with a gunshot wound.

An elderly woman fires at home invader, prompting deputies to check local hospitals for someone with a gunshot wound.

The woman said she was awakened by her dog barking at about 2:15 a.m. She said she grabbed her handgun and went to investigate. When she entered her dining room, she came face to face with an intruder, according to the incident report.

The woman’s first reaction was to yell at the intruder, “What are you doing in my house?” She said the man didn’t budge nor answer her inquiry. Her second reaction was to raise her handgun and fire a round at him.

That got a reaction from the intruder; he ran. The woman said the subject ran out of her back door and fled up a nearby dirt road.

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