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GA mom shoots intruder 5 times in face, hides children [bad news for those who oppose self defense]
myfox8.com ^ | January 6, 2012

Posted on 01/06/2013 12:06:38 PM PST by grundle

LOGANVILLE, Ga. — A Georgia mother hid her two 9-year-old twins and shot an intruder, Paul Ali Slater, several times during a home invasion on Friday, according to multiple media reports.

The Loganville mother said she didn’t initially answer when someone knocked on her door around 1 p.m. Friday. When the visitor began repeatedly ringing the doorbell, she called her husband at work, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

He then dialed 911 and his 37-year-old wife gathered their 9-year-old twins and hid them in a crawlspace inside the home.

According to the report, the intruder then forced his way into the home and started “rummaging” through the family’s belongings.

When the suspect went into the closet where the family was hiding ,the woman fired six bullets at the suspect, five of which hit alleged suspect Paul Ali Slater in the face and neck area.

He opens the closet door and finds himself staring down the barrel of a .38 revolver,” Walton County Sheriff Joe Chapman told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The woman fled to a neighbor’s home with her children. The woman and her two children were not injured.

The injured intruder stumbled out of the home and attempted to flee in his car. However, he crashed into a wooded area and collapsed in a neighbor’s driveway, according to WSB-TV.

The suspect was arrested at the scene. He was taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to survive.

The victim’s husband said he’s proud of his wife.

“My wife is a hero. She protected her kids. She did what she was supposed to do as responsible, prepared gun owner,” Donnie Herman told WSB-TV.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Miscellaneous; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: armedcitizen; banglist; bugler; burglary; guncontrol; homeinvasion; secondamendment; shot
The anti-gun people who oppose self defense are really gonna hate this news story about a woman who saved her two children from a scumbag who chased them into a closet.
1 posted on 01/06/2013 12:06:48 PM PST by grundle
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To: grundle

In the UK more than 40% of home invasions happen while the homeowners are in the house as the thieves know that homeowners are disarmed.


2 posted on 01/06/2013 12:10:10 PM PST by winner3000
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To: grundle

She should have aimed a few shots at the heart.


3 posted on 01/06/2013 12:15:34 PM PST by Paleo Conservative (Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not really out to get you.)
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To: grundle

There’s a million stories out there like this one but I’ll be damned if you’ll ever hear about it on the communist propaganda networks posing as our MSM.


4 posted on 01/06/2013 12:16:17 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: grundle

Mother of the Year. Good job.


5 posted on 01/06/2013 12:16:42 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it.)
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To: grundle
Was Paul Ali Slater someone that looked like Obama’s son? Just curious.
6 posted on 01/06/2013 12:17:41 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: grundle

Beautiful story


7 posted on 01/06/2013 12:19:47 PM PST by Former MSM Viewer
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To: grundle

There will be those who insist she should have answered the door as it was 1 o’clock in the afternoon. She didn’t as the man at the door was black, and I assume, someone she didn’t know.

There are not details given as to if there had been problems locally with break-ins, or people being assaulted in their homes. It would have added to the story if such facts had been included.

For myself, I do not usually answer the door to unknowns. I open a 2nd story window and ask what they want. No way do I open my door to strangers.


8 posted on 01/06/2013 12:20:35 PM PST by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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To: Paleo Conservative

How about a couple of shots in hi groin area and two in his Butt as he tried to run away.


9 posted on 01/06/2013 12:23:16 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: grundle
five of which hit alleged suspect Paul Ali Slater in the face and neck area.

Funny, every other story I've read about this is that the perp was hit in the lung, abdomen and center mass area.

Sure do love the accuracy of the media these days....

10 posted on 01/06/2013 12:24:24 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: grundle
The "average" home invasion now is a crew of three. Are you ready to deal with three thugs, right now?

They will intentionally come into your home while you are home. That is because usually people with alarm systems don't arm the alarm while they are home. So no automated response.

They will come when they can reasonably expect you are not in bed, with your firearm on the nightstand or under your bed. They'll also pick a time when you're all probably together - meal times etc. That way they burst in, can control you, prevent any pesky phone calls to police.

So think about that. When you're preparing dinner, watching TV of an evening. Are you ready for a knock on the door or someone breaking through that sliding glass door? Even if you get a call out to the police, you're on your own for something like 10 minutes, entertaining your guests. If you're lucky, they're only there for your TV, wallet, phone, etc. - easily transportable valuables. Then again, you're just in the way and a security risk to them, they may decide to put you and yours down just to get you out of the way...

Sure, the chances of this scenario happening are very very remote. Yet when the consequences are so extreme - why take chances? You have a smoke detector, CO detector, wear your seatbelt, have homeowners insurance... All things you'll probably never need, but you have just because of consequences should you need them. Same thing with defending yourself and your family.

Be ready.

11 posted on 01/06/2013 12:26:54 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: SatinDoll; grundle
The perp, Paul Slater


12 posted on 01/06/2013 12:28:38 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: grundle

I can’t believe this scumbag is alive after five .38 rounds to the face and neck


13 posted on 01/06/2013 12:31:36 PM PST by plain talk
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Previous booking:

Paul Ali Slater

If Soetoro had a son ...

14 posted on 01/06/2013 12:31:36 PM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: plain talk

Maybe she should trade in her revolver for something with an evil ‘high capacity’ magazine. She would have been SOL if he had a partner.


15 posted on 01/06/2013 12:48:56 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: grundle
The anti-gun people who oppose self defense are really gonna hate this news story about a woman who saved her two children from a scumbag who chased them into a closet.

The good news is that the woman and her kids "came out of the closet."

16 posted on 01/06/2013 12:49:43 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: ThunderSleeps

I cannot speak for him, but I will for me...biwhere in my home am I or my wife more than 6 feet from some kind of loaded weapon. Having them though means also having the will to use them. My 70yo mom one time was so concerned that someone trying to break into her home, with her and friends there, may have been mistakenly at the wrong home she did not fire at the guy. Fortunately he chose to run off after almost breaking the door down. Shortly there after, I moved her in with me.

As the old joke goes, Sheriff pulls over a guy driving south of Phoenix and asks if he has any weapons in the car. Guy says yes sir, on my hip is my 40 Glock. Under the seat is my back up Walther 9mm. In my boot I have my boot knife. On the back seat is my 12 gauge 870 and in the trunk I have my AR 556 and my LR 308. Sheriff says, my God, what are you afraid of...guy answers, not a damn thing!


17 posted on 01/06/2013 12:53:34 PM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: ThunderSleeps

Good post.


18 posted on 01/06/2013 12:58:54 PM PST by The people have spoken
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To: SatinDoll

Loganville is a 70% white bedroom community for Atlanta. Fellow was on a shopping trip, and suffered sudden and acute failure of the victim selection process.


19 posted on 01/06/2013 1:00:35 PM PST by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: SatinDoll

Loganville is a 70% white bedroom community for Atlanta. Fellow was on a shopping trip, and suffered sudden and acute failure of the victim selection process.


20 posted on 01/06/2013 1:00:50 PM PST by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: grundle

Memo to self, a .38 lacks a certain stopping power...


21 posted on 01/06/2013 1:00:55 PM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Well, I hope that they are all wrong and she got him five times in the privates. We don’t need anymore little perps running around.


22 posted on 01/06/2013 1:10:25 PM PST by Buddy Sorrell ( John Boehner is our Pierre Laval. We need a Charles DeGaulle.)
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To: ThunderSleeps

“The “average” home invasion now is a crew of three. Are you ready to deal with three thugs, right now? They will intentionally come into your home while you are home. That is because usually people with alarm systems don’t arm the alarm while they are home. So no automated response.”

And it’s probably a safe bet that they have some reason to hit your house - perhaps they know people that know you, or the plumber’s helper last week couldn’t help but notice a lot of goodies, and let his ‘friends’ know, or who knows what else. But to hit a house randomly, with no assurance of anything, I think is still rare in this country. If I had to guess, I would say the contractor (or deliverty man) connection is the most likely.

It certainly would be good to interview some of these people and see if they had any strangers in their homes prior.


23 posted on 01/06/2013 1:15:23 PM PST by BobL
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To: null and void
Not if you load it with +p+ JHP...

CC

24 posted on 01/06/2013 1:15:40 PM PST by Celtic Conservative
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To: Right Wing Assault

“The good news is that the woman and her kids “came out of the closet.” “

True, if we can work the headline in that direction, it might get some of the media to pick it up. Something like: “Two of her Kids come out of the closet and Mom is Happy about it!!!”


25 posted on 01/06/2013 1:17:16 PM PST by BobL
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To: grundle

“You’ve got a lot if nerve showing your face around here”

“Look who’s talking”


26 posted on 01/06/2013 1:20:38 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: grundle

Will a parent of the invader testify in the LIBOR scandal?


27 posted on 01/06/2013 1:21:35 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Buddy Sorrell
We don’t need anymore little perps running around.

You're certainly not implying that we don't need anymore little obama's sons running around are you?

That would be racist ya know...

28 posted on 01/06/2013 1:23:26 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: null and void

His new gangsta nick can be “Flute”


29 posted on 01/06/2013 1:27:54 PM PST by fattigermaster
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To: vetvetdoug
Was Paul Ali Slater someone that looked like Obama’s son?

Actually this time he looks more like Bill Clinton's ashtray face.

30 posted on 01/06/2013 1:28:30 PM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

No, clearly not Obama’s sons, as he is only 10% black.


31 posted on 01/06/2013 1:29:20 PM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: American in Israel
No, clearly not Obama’s sons, as he is only 10% black.

Still enough to be a.....racist!!

32 posted on 01/06/2013 1:35:55 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Celtic Conservative
If it's all the same to you, I'll stick with my 1911. It has a flawless pedigree, being designed specifically to kill muslims when the .38 proved inadequate for the task in the Philippines.
33 posted on 01/06/2013 1:38:17 PM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: null and void

That was a different 38...


34 posted on 01/06/2013 1:42:24 PM PST by Mr Rogers (America is becoming California, and California is becoming Detroit. Detroit is already hell.)
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To: grundle

“Ali” isn’t that a name like “Hussein”?


35 posted on 01/06/2013 1:45:56 PM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: grundle

Seems to me we should roll back gun control when these events occur, just as the left tries to do the opposite following a tragedy. Where is all the proposed pro-gun legislation following this self-defense use of a gun?


36 posted on 01/06/2013 1:51:03 PM PST by GnL
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To: Las Vegas Ron
Sure do love the accuracy of the media these days....

You're right, they're wrong. Most hits in center of mass area. She got off 5 shots and ran out of rounds. My .38 only holds 5. So she certainly didn't fire all 5 at his face and they magically bounced downwards to his lungs and stomach. Stupid reporters.

37 posted on 01/06/2013 1:59:16 PM PST by roadcat
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To: grundle
This is why GUN CONTROL IS IMPORTANT!!!

CONTROL THE GUN SO IT SHOOTS IN THE CENTER OF MASS AND PERP IS SUBDUED!

38 posted on 01/06/2013 2:03:46 PM PST by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals crazy!)
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To: grundle
Where's Jesse, Obama, Calypso Louis, and Al? A white woman just shot a black man in the face five times...racist.
39 posted on 01/06/2013 2:08:03 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: Mr Rogers

Good point. The .38 Special is an improvement over the .38 Long Colt.

Still, I’ll stick with a .45 ACP as much as possible.


40 posted on 01/06/2013 2:12:51 PM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: ThunderSleeps
They will come when they can reasonably expect you are not in bed, with your firearm on the nightstand or under your bed. They'll also pick a time when you're all probably together - meal times etc. That way they burst in, can control you, prevent any pesky phone calls to police.

Good post. It's important to remind people to be vigilant during prime time hours. We keep our alarm on, and my gun is always in its holster in my pocket.

41 posted on 01/06/2013 2:31:33 PM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Celtic Conservative

That’s what I was thinking that had to be loaded with FMJ ammo. It’s definitely better than nothing but not as good as some sort of JHP. Too bad she didn’t hit that SOB five times in the face/neck with +p+ JHP ammo.


42 posted on 01/06/2013 2:39:14 PM PST by Mr Fuji
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To: Las Vegas Ron

“According to WSBTV, Chapman told a reporter late Friday night that Slater has been placed on a ventilator with punctured lungs, a punctured liver and a punctured stomach. Chapman said he has four exit wounds. He said doctors will operate to repair the damage.”

I’m wondering if he got the lung/liver/stomach injuries when he crashed his car.

God bless that woman. It totally irks, but doesn’t surprise, me that MSN originally described her as “trigger happy”.


43 posted on 01/06/2013 2:52:17 PM PST by mrsdeb (I didn't expect THAT to happen.)
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To: Sans-Culotte

Had an uncle, old time farmer, used to keep a loaded revolver in his overalls at all times. He lived a full and safe life of seventy plus years, never needed it. Hope i can go the same way...


44 posted on 01/06/2013 3:03:13 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: null and void
Memo to self, a .38 lacks a certain stopping power...

Need to hit the brain for a good head shot. Looks like natural selection has given this perp a small brain to survive head shots.

45 posted on 01/06/2013 3:10:53 PM PST by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

I’ve heard tell that some groups have stronger skull bones than others.


46 posted on 01/06/2013 3:15:00 PM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: mrsdeb

I hope she and the two kids don’t have hearing loss. Imagine the sound of all that in a closet. LOL


47 posted on 01/06/2013 4:07:00 PM PST by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: SandRat

Paul ali slater...........some old white guy I guess


48 posted on 01/06/2013 4:30:53 PM PST by ronnie raygun (Being Breitbart, Lexington / Concord, America's first gun grab attempt)
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To: ronnie raygun

I went to the GA town paper website and nope, he’s not White.

The ali intrigues me though, is the ali for the Boxer or for the Desert Pedophile?


49 posted on 01/06/2013 4:37:56 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: grundle

Dear Home Owner, you may want to consider something that looks a little more like this in a caliber that starts with a "4" with high cap magazines in spite of what the media says.

Remember, when seconds count, law enforcement is only minutes away.


50 posted on 01/07/2013 11:06:04 AM PST by Perseverando (Gun control? It's really not about gun control is it? It's really about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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