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When Thieves Broke In, This Grandma Grabbed Her Gun Then Was Stunned at What 911 Told Her To Do
Top Right News ^ | 08-05-2014 | Gina Cassini

Posted on 08/04/2014 8:36:14 PM PDT by montag813

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by Gina Cassini | Top Right News

N.J. Logan is not to be trifled with.

This 80-year old Tampa grandma was resting her new hip after recent surgery upstairs in her home, when she heard a "commotion" downstairs and quickly realized it wasn't her husband, who was out playing bridge.

So she grabbed her gun, and ran to the steps.

“I don’t know what was going on in my mind. Honestly, all I wanted was my gun,” she told WTVT-TV, adding that she “really didn’t want to have to shoot anybody.”

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1 posted on 08/04/2014 8:36:14 PM PDT by montag813
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Sure enough, a would-be robber had smashed her glass door with a rock and cut out the screen. She yelled at him and warned him that she had a gun. But when she called for help, she was stunned to hear their advice.

“When I called 911, she kept saying, ‘put the gun down, put the gun down.’ And I said, ‘I’ll put the gun down when I see the police,’” Logan recalled.

Damn straight! As we say, “When seconds count, the police are minutes away.” Nothing will protect a woman under threat as well as cold steel and a trigger.

It was a request that this tough grandma refused to fulfill while there were still likely one or more criminals in her house.

Her shouts seemed to have worked – as the man or men were scared away, with police investigating.

And N.J. says there’s no way she’ll be getting rid of her gun, especially after the scary incident. She told MTVT-TV that she is a strong believer in having “guns inside your house” because no one “has the right to break into your private domain.”

“I’ll definitely have the gun up there,” she added, “that is for sure.”


2 posted on 08/04/2014 8:38:58 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: montag813

First, I don’t dial 911 when I have important business at hand.

Second, I can only hope that I’d hang up before telling the 911 operator my response to such stupidity.


3 posted on 08/04/2014 8:40:34 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: montag813

resting her new hip after recent surgery upstairs in her home,

Old gal had a surgical suite in her home?

Don’t they teach these folks how to write nowadays?


4 posted on 08/04/2014 8:40:42 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Just whose side is this dispatcher on...?

In a just world she would now be unemployed.


5 posted on 08/04/2014 8:42:54 PM PDT by snuffy smiff (Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.)
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To: tet68

Home surgery, what will they think of next


6 posted on 08/04/2014 8:43:03 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: G Larry

You call 911 and tell them to bring the meat wagon, and to notify the coroner.


7 posted on 08/04/2014 8:43:42 PM PDT by LukeL
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To: GeronL

Do it yourself hip replacement...the local would have
to be awfully good.


8 posted on 08/04/2014 8:45:46 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

A “Do it yourself” Kit... I guess the other choice was that pill Obama talked about instead of surgery... are those kits sold at COSTCO?


9 posted on 08/04/2014 8:47:17 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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Thank God, and her gun that she’s OK no thanks to that dispatcher.

There should be some sort of a test to determine if someone’s an idiot before they are hired as dispatchers.


10 posted on 08/04/2014 8:47:29 PM PDT by rockinqsranch ((Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.))
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To: montag813
80-year old Tampa grandma was resting her new hip after recent surgery...grabbed her gun, and ran to the steps.

Now just a bleepin second!

If she had just had a hip joint replacment, she wasn't doing any running nowhere, nohow.

Walking maybe, with a cane.

Gimme a break.

11 posted on 08/04/2014 8:48:58 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: snuffy smiff

Agreed


12 posted on 08/04/2014 8:49:09 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: GeronL

are those kits sold at COSTCO?

Yes, but look for one in an open box and you can
get it cheaper, someone probably just changed their
mind.


13 posted on 08/04/2014 8:49:37 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: snuffy smiff

“Just whose side is this dispatcher on...?”

Really; haven’t enough people been killed by giving up/losing their guns to aggressors to make this absurd? The old adage that you turn over your wallet to an armed robber doesn;t have any bearing on this at all; she was willing and able to defend herself and her home, and that is the advice she gets?


14 posted on 08/04/2014 8:50:31 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: tet68

lol


15 posted on 08/04/2014 8:51:26 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: snuffy smiff

“Just whose side is this dispatcher on...?

In a just world she would now be unemployed.”

Having been born and raised in Tampa, trust me when I say it is a hive of Democratic villeiny - ironic, as many locals are conservatives.

The Stupidvisors of the Hilsborough County 911 program better get with the program and fire the wench who repeatedly told an elderly woman facing a home invasion situation to lay down her firearm. Had she so done, and was injured, that Democrap dominated community would have a new name, after Granny got a judgement.


16 posted on 08/04/2014 8:52:17 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est. Because of what Islam is - and for what Muslims do.)
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To: montag813

Too bad we didn’t read about the ultimate happy ending:

Citizen: “I shot him twice, I think he’s dead.”

911: “Are you sure? We need to be sure.”

*BANG*

Citizen: “Ok, now I’m sure.”


17 posted on 08/04/2014 8:57:06 PM PDT by jiggyboy
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To: rockinqsranch

They call it the Travon Test


18 posted on 08/04/2014 9:01:56 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: null and void

“Sorry Granny, we’d rather have you dead than deal with another Trayvon. Nothing personal.”


19 posted on 08/04/2014 9:03:14 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows ("Your Daddy Was Drunk and Your Mama Was Lonely" - http://youtu.be/4HYy62qiOwA)
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To: montag813

She’s 80?

I’d hit that...


20 posted on 08/04/2014 9:06:06 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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