A 70-year-old woman stopped a man from assaulting her and scared away two intruders after grabbing her gun during a home invasion in Midland, Arkansas, on Nov. 21.
According to local media, two suspects wearing ski masks, black gloves and camouflage entered the woman’s home looking for prescription medication. As one man walked down the hall and into the bathroom straight to the medicine cabinet, the other focused his attention on the woman. She attempted to fight him off, even throwing a chair at him as he attacked her, punched her in the face and pulled on her so hard it tore her clothing.
The woman was finally able to run to her bedroom where she kept her gun, but the suspect followed her, not realizing that she had retrieved a firearm. When the suspect threw her down on the bed, got on top of her and said, “I got you right where I want you,” the woman revealed the gun by pointing it directly at him and proclaiming, “I’ll blow your head off.”
At that point, both suspects ran out of the home and the woman then ran next door to call 911.