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Monday, July 14, 2008

An Ocala, Fla., woman was in her home with her boyfriend and her daughter Wednesday morning when two men broke in through the garage. The woman's boyfriend was coming out of the bathroom when he encountered the armed intruders: one holding a nail gun, the other carrying what is believed to be a small-caliber handgun. After the two men demanded money from the boyfriend, the nail gun-wielding suspect hit him on the head and both suspects began beating him. The woman witnessed the scene, went back to her bedroom for her .357-caliber handgun, and exchanged gunfire with the armed intruder after the other suspect fled. The 5-foot-3 woman fired four shots at the remaining intruder, emptying her handgun until he fled as well. One of the suspects has since been arrested and charged with armed home invasion.
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