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The Times Picayune, New Orleans, La. 04/06/11

Thursday, April 7, 2011

A woman in New Orleans, La. had just entered her home along with her three children, when a criminal armed with a gun followed them inside. Once she saw the intruder, the woman retrieved a gun and fired at the home invader, ending the threat. When the authorities arrived, the intruder was taken to a local hospital, where he died. Police have ruled the shooting justified.

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