Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Granny get your gun (updated)

I don't know if Beatrice Turner is a grandmother, but the 89-year-old woman calmly defended herself against a home invasion. This Des Moines resident shot at an intruder Tuesday morning.
"Long as they're on the outside, I won't bother you, but coming in, I was taught to defend myself."
Wise words that should have been heeded by some career-criminal nut-job who pounded on her door.

The police showed up (later) and helpfully reloaded her revolver for her. Hmmm.

See: Elderly Des Moines Woman Fires Shot at Intruder

BURGLARS BEWARE: Eighty-nine-year-old greets intruder with gun

Elderly Des Moines woman shoots at intruder early today

Update - compare this the elderly woman, Patty Konie, that was stripped of her gun in New Orleans. Gun Confiscation After Katrina


Anonymous said...

That is outstanding! What a great lady!

strandediniowa said...

This is getting national attention with the AP story being picked up all over.