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Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis, Ind., 10/24/01

Tuesday, January 1, 2002

A 78-year-old Franklin, Ind., woman was rudely awakened at 1 o'clock one morning by a loud banging sound at the back of her house. When she discovered a man licking in the wall next to her back door, she picked up her .25-cal. handgun and dialed 9-1-1. While she was on the phone with police, the would-be intruder licked a large hole in her wall and tried to push his way into the house. The resident ordered him to stop and, when he did not cooperate, she fired a shot at him. The man backed out of the hole and was met by police, reported Officer John Moore.
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