Loganville Woman Hiding with Children Shoots Intruder

7:36 PM, Jan 4, 2013   |    comments
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LOGANVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a Loganville woman shot an intruder five times and the man was arrested after he tried fleeing the scene.
 
WSB-TV (http://bit.ly/134dM6d ) reports the unidentified woman saw a suspicious man outside her window Friday around 1 p.m. Authorities say the woman took her children to the attic as the man broke in with a crowbar.
 
When the intruder arrived in the woman's attic, police say she shot him five times. Authorities say the woman ran out of bullets and ordered the man to lie still. Police say the woman and her children left the house and the intruder, identified as 32-year-old Paul Slater of Atlanta, tried fleeing the scene.
 
Police say Slater crashed his car in a wooded area, has been arrested and is hospitalized at Gwinnett Medical Center.
 
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Information from: WSB-TV, http://www.wsbtv.com/index.html

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