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Couple scares off home intruder

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Updated: 7/17/2013 2:52 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A 73-year-old Westside woman is still in shock after a man jumped through the dining-room window and held her at gunpoint in her own bedroom.

"I was standing in the doorway right here and he was standing right here," she said. "He put a gun right next to my head and said 'shut up'."

The woman did not want to reveal her identity to protect herself. She tells me she grabbed her gun from her dresser drawer and screamed for her husband. That's when the suspect fired, hitting her leg.

"He realized I had a gun and then right away he shot," she said.

Her husband came running down the hall when he heard gunshots and fired back at the suspect but it was too late.

"He did see him and he did shoot, but he missed him, He didn't get him," she said.

Bullets graze the carpet and the walls, but the suspect fled through the back door unscathed. Police are still trying to find him.

"I'd love to have comfort in knowing that he was caught," she said.

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Truthseeker - 7/17/2013 4:26 AM
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I wonder what Eric "The Idiot" Holder has to say about this elderly couple "standing their ground" and defending themselves against one of his black thug brothers?

nativejax - 7/16/2013 11:44 PM
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A young Black man...A Black man covers a good size percentage of thugs committing crimes in America...It would be nice if you could give at least some explanation as to why the parents would raise such a son!

tlynn - 7/16/2013 7:43 PM
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On the Westside…The Westside covers a good size area…It would be nice if you could at least give a vicinity!
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