Good: NEVER GIVE UP!

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    Good: NEVER GIVE UP!

    This 50 year old woman wasn't "going like this" and fought on against an armed home invader.. The gun went off... The invader was critically wounded. No permanent injuries to the homeowner.

    Even the untrained, unarmed, can prevail... With a "never say die" attitude...

    Good on her...

    Story here: http://m.nydailynews.com/1.1177585

    Sorry, it's a mobile link...
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    Quote Originally Posted by oakchas View Post
    Even the untrained, unarmed, can prevail... With a "never say die" attitude...

    Good on her...
    I guess she looked at it as why die doing nothing... And right good on her...
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    I'm amused that the source is the NY Daily News, where lots of folks can only dream about owning a defensive weapon.
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    Bravo Zulu !
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    Quote Originally Posted by gasmitty View Post
    I'm amused that the source is the NY Daily News, where lots of folks can only dream about owning a defensive weapon.
    I got a feeling in NYC if you shot a perp with his own gun they would still charge you for possessing a handgun illegally for the few seconds you held it to put some caps in his butt.
    That lady is one tough cookie,hopefully she decides that she needs to get armed
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    Brava lady.
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    If the critically-injured idiot expires, hopefully that state's statutes will allow charging each of the remaining robbers with murder. One can only hope.

    Kudos to the citizen for surviving it. Whatever it takes.
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    Mindset is everything. Good for her.

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    Maybe I'm reading this wrong, but I read that he had the gun in his hand and started assaulting her. It says at that time she kicked him just right because the gun went off and struck him in the head. I did not read where she disarmed him.
    I can only speculate that she kick him in the Crown Jewels as he rared back to strike her with the gun and her timing was impeccable.

    Can't get any more Clint Eastwood / Hollywood than that!

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    Bravo her for even trying. And Hooray for her timing!!
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    A woman's got to do what a woman's got to do. Glad it worked out for her.
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    Atta girl!
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