Mother Uses Shotgun to Defend Her Children From Armed Home Invader

March 6 2013
by Dan Cannon
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A mother in Covington, LA woke to an armed man standing in the doorway of her bedroom.

The woman started screaming, temporarily scaring the intruder.

THe mother used the opportunity to fetch her shotgun from the closet.

She checked on her children and confronted the intruder near the front door to her home.

She fired several shots at the suspect, but none hit him.

Police arrested the suspect, but he had to be Tased in order to take him into custody. He is being charged with home invasion and resisting an officer.

Dan Cannon

Dan Cannon

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