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Mother shoots intruder, KGW, Portland, Ore. 06/27/16

Monday, June 27, 2016

A mother and her two children returned to their Portland, Ore. home to find an intruder in one of the children’s bedrooms. The mother responded to the threat by retrieving a handgun and shooting the intruder, killing him.

Following the incident, neighbors appeared supportive of the mother, with one telling a local news outlet, “great for her for defending herself and her family.” Another area man said “She did the right thing, I think she did the right thing.” (KGW, Portland, Ore. 06/27/16)


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