A Charlotte, N.C., mother used her gun to stop a man who broke into her home and attacked her and her son.
According to local media reports, the woman saw the man trying to kick in a neighbor’s door and went outside to confront him. The man, Phuc Doan, then forced his way into the woman’s home and attacked her and her teenage son.
The woman and her son wrestled with the man, but he was able to grab a knife and tried to stab them. That’s when she was forced to shoot the intruder to save both her and her son’s lives.
Doan died at the scene. The woman and her son were not injured.