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St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, Fla. 10/25/08

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Juanita Enzor, a sixth-grade teacher from Tampa, Fla., was forced to defend herself when a career criminal invaded her home. The incident began at 5 a.m. when Mark C. Johnson, who had 33 prior arrests, broke through Enzor’s front door. Johnson eventually made his way to Enzor’s bedroom, but Enzor was ready, and fired, hitting Johnson in the chest. A brief struggle ensued, but Enzor managed to free herself long enough to call 911. Johnson eventually fled Enzor’s bedroom, collapsed in a different part of the house, and was found dead when the police arrived. The police will not press any charges in the incident. Even after such a traumatic event, Enzor’s first priority was her students. Her principal said, “I talked to her on the phone this morning, and her first concern was that we take care of her class,” Enzor has also opened up the idea of gun ownership to her neighbor, who stated, “Maybe I need to get one too, if this is going on.”
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