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Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children

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The mom heard knocks on her front door Friday and assumed it was just a solicitor, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. She told her 9-year-old twins not to answer the door and, when the visitor began repeatedly ringing the doorbell, she called her husband at his job and he told her to gather the children and hide.


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By that time, according to the paper, the intruder had used a crowbar to forcibly enter the home, and made his way to the home office.

“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 fired six bullets, five of which hit Paul Ali Slater in the face and neck area, Chapman said. But Slater, who has arrests dating to 2008 and was released from jail in August, was still conscious.
“The guy’s face down, crying,” the sheriff said. The woman told him to stay down or she’d shoot again.
While down, the woman and her children ran to a neighbor’s house, and the injured intruder made it out of the home and into his car, the paper reported.


But I thought gun owners where fooling themselves believing that they could stop home intruders with firearms?

Any chance this gets aired on MSNBC?
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re: Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children
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He opens the closet door and finds himself staring down the barrel of a .38 revolver,

the imposing inch-long barrel


Siderophore
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re: Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children
Almost don't see the point in running.

No way you are avoiding the hospital with 5 shots to the head/neck.


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the imposing inch-long barrel

You ever had one pointed at you? It looks a shite ton bigger looking down the business end of a loaded one!


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CP3
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re: Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children
If only she had a .45 he wouldn't have made it to the car.

Take the gun away and the situation most likely would have ended badly for her and her kids.

But hey, screw them right? Guns are bad, we shouldn't have them, she should have died/been assaulted with her kids


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wickowick
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re: Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children
The guy is still alive after 6 shots and drove away. Yet people think that there is no need for more than 10 rounds. What if there had been 2 attackers?


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She needs to get in some practice at the range or buy a .45 IMO.


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SlowFlowPro
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The guy is still alive after 6 shots and drove away.

yeah was she using a 6-shot revolver? i assumed so with the .38 but i didn't really read the story


wickowick
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yeah was she using a 6-shot revolver? i assumed so with the .38 but i didn't really read the story


I think so...


Siderophore
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re: Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children



Ad to the left: Professional Firearms Training.

Google would have scared the shite out of Orwell.


wickowick
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to the left: Professional Firearms Training.

Google would have scared the shite out of Orwell.


All knowing...


NC_Tigah
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re: Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children
Shot 5 times in the head. He's fortunate she didn't shoot him in a vital organ instead.


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All knowing...


Meh. Probably just sees gun-related words on the page and calls up a relevant ad.


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re: Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children
Extremely rare occurence.


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Siderophore
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re: Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children
Obviously.

It doesn't tie to you specifically, but how do you think Google makes so much money?

They gather, analyze, and sell demographical data.


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bmy
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“The guy’s face down, crying,” the sheriff said. The woman told him to stay down or she’d shoot again.


Handled it correctly. Where are the halfwit politards who were defending the psycho who executed those two teenagers?


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Chimlim
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re: Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children
You won't see this on any national news channel much less msnbc.


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lsuroadie
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re: Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children
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The woman told him to stay down or she’d shoot again



her first and only mistake of the whole ordeal.


get the children out, re-load and finish the job


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Rex
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re: Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children
In the meantime, the total risk of dying by homicide or suicide is significantly higher in a house with a gun:

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mmcgrath
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re: Georgia mother shoots home intruder 6 times to defend her children
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The guy is still alive after 6 shots and drove away. Yet people think that there is no need for more than 10 rounds. What if there had been 2 attackers?

You can make a case for using a gun for home defense, but I hardly think this story makes a case for 10 or more rounds. My guess is that if she had 10 or more rounds she may very well have used all 10 on the first guy with the same results.
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