After finding a muddy footprint on her back porch and hearing glass
break, Susan Buxton was convinced that someone was in her home.
According to police, she searched each closet until, finally, as
she pulled open the one nearest her front door, she saw a man's
face peering out from underneath a coat. "Shh," he pleaded. Buxton
told her granddaughter to call 9-1-1 and ordered the intruder to
lie flat on the floor, or she'd shoot. The home invader then did
something he likely regrets: He reached for the 66-year-old woman's
.38-cal. revolver. She fired once, hitting the intruder's leg. "Ow,
you shot me!" he cried out before fleeing. The man, whom police say
eluded them by hiding in Buxton's home after stealing a pickup
truck, was apprehended on a balcony a few houses away. "If I didn't
have a gun to protect myself, I probably wouldn't be here," Buxton
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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.