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A Gwinnett County woman shot and killed a home invasion suspect Wednesday morning after the knife-wielding intruder attacked her in the shower, police said.
Woman shoots, kills intruder
Gwinnett police Cpl. Edwin Ritter told the AJC that the woman, who is in her early 50s, was getting out of the shower when the intruder, who she did not know, turned out the lights and attacked her.
She fell back into the shower, injuring her back, and attempted to fight the man off with the shower rod, Ritter said.
“She was telling him that she has money and please don’t hurt her,” Ritter said.
“He forced her into her bedroom,” Ritter said. “Once inside the bedroom, she retrieved a .22-caliber pistol and shot him several times.” Ritter characterized the attack as an attempted sexual assault.
The suspect, who was in his 20s, ran outside the house and collapsed. He was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center, where he died.
The victim ran to a neighbor’s house after the attack, and was later taken to Duluth Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. She was released from the hospital and returned to her home just before noon Wednesday.
Neighbor Rebecca Wisecup told the AJC that she was awakened about 6:30 a.m. to the sounds of someone screaming and crying.
“I came out of the bedroom and out into the hallway and it was just horrible screaming, and I found our neighbor on our kitchen floor,” Wisecup said. “She was naked, just out of the shower. She was screaming that somebody tried to kill her, and ‘Oh my God, oh, my God, he tried to kill me.’”
From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Complete Article