Armed Georgia Woman Fights Off Home Invader

posted on December 24, 2015

An Albany, Ga., woman successfully used a gun to defend herself and another person against a home invader early Tuesday morning.

According to police, victims Arnetta J. Heath-Heard and Franklin Thomas were asleep in the home when an unidentified man broke in and attacked Thomas. When Thomas called for help, Heath-Heard got a gun and shot the attacker in the leg. She then called 911, while Thomas held the intruder for police.

No formal charges have yet been filed in connection with the incident.

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