[Video] Illinois Woman Shoots Violent Home Invader Twice to Save Her Sister From Being Choked

February 11 2013
by Dan Cannon
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Incident at a Glance
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Source: stltoday.com Archive: WebCite.org

According to stltoday.com, A woman in Illinois was forced to use a gun to defend herself and her sister when a violent home invader broke into their home.

The woman had left the gun, which was a gift, sitting in a drawer for almost 15 years.

Fortunately the gun still worked, the ammo was still good, and the woman remembered the shooting lessons she took a decade and a half prior.

She shot the suspect twice as he held her sister in a choke hold, probably saving her life.

The suspect is being treated at an area hospital and is listed in critical condition.

Watch the video below for the full report.

Dan Cannon

Dan Cannon

Founder & Editor at GunsSaveLives.net
Dan has combined his education and professional background in technology with his passion for shooting and personal rights to create one of the most read Second Amendment news websites online. His articles are also syndicated in The Daily Caller's "Guns and Gear" Section.

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