Skip to comments.Woman forced to shoot intruder to protect herself and children (AL)
Posted on 08/17/2012 4:56:23 AM PDT by marktwain
WALKER CO. - A Walker County woman was forced to shoot an intruder to protect herself and her children.
It happened Tuesday morning on Sellers Hollow Road in the city of Dora.
Martha Lewis says she immediately called police and woke up her daughters.
Lewis says she gave the intruder several warnings before shooting, but he wouldn't listen.
Police say Lewis will not be charged, since she was defending herself.
"It wasn't like, oh can I pull the trigger? It was like when should I shoot? When will he be close enough that I know I won't miss him? That's one of the things that was going through my mind," said Lewis.
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Should have shot him again, now the taxpayers have to feed his worthless butt.
Sounds like a clear thinker.
The only other pertinent question I can think of is "Can I move my trigger finger fast enough to remove the threat to my family?"
This is a brave lady, who did the right thing.
I hope she puts better locks on her doors.
The only thing I wonder about is why the daughter had an axe and a knife in her room. It makes me think they may have had trouble before.
Maybe Girlscouts or some other camping organization ~ axe and knife gotta’ be somewhere so why not in the bedroom!
Hadn’t thought of that—but it makes sense.
Girl Scouts? If that were the case, it would be birth control pills and condoms in the bedroom.
How useless is that? On swing with an axe is all she'd get and before it could be lifted again he'd be on top of her. The same goes for a knife. No defense against a crack crazy.
Was she using a silencer?
Dream on ~
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