Burglarized seven times in two years, Evalia Darling reached
for her revolver when she heard the familiar sound of someone
forcing their way into her Oklahoma City, Okla., home at 4 a.m.
When a man armed with a knife entered her bedroom, she fired three
times, putting him to flight. Responding police found the wounded
man and arrested him.
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