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Jason Fountain Jul 14, 10:11 p.m.
I'm sorry what is it you were all saying?
Cinda Ammons Jul 14, 2:52 p.m.
Why is Lee County wasting tax payer's $$$'s??!!???!!! This case is cut & dried....Bad day for that dude!! STAND YOUR GROUND PEOPLE...SOMEONE CAME INTO MY YARD WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2017 AND SHOT OUR BELOVED PET, "DUTCH" IN COLD BLOOD....YOU BEST BELIEVE HAD I BEEN OUTSIDE AND SEEN HIM...THERE'S A POINT AND LINE IN THE SAND THAT TOO MANY I$%&@S ARE CROSSING THESE DAYS, AND YOU CAN BEST BELIEVE IT'S TIME FOR US "COMMON FOLK" TO START STANDING THAT GROUND MORE FREQUENTLY!!! God Bless, Ma'am for defending yourself and yours!!!! God Love WRAL's editing!!!
NC Tom Jul 14, 10:01 a.m.
Wrong house Latrell
Teddy Fowler Jul 14, 8:42 a.m.
"If no charges are filed"??? She did the absolute right thing.... no charges are going to be filed...
Sean Creasy Jul 14, 7:57 a.m.
Good for her!! Put more of these pieces of trash in the ground and save the taxpayers' money that would otherwise go to supporting these useless individuals while they sit in prison...
Wayne Hill Jul 14, 6:53 a.m.
Pro Tip to criminals. When you are going to break into someone's home to harm them, pick some one with a blue state world view. These rural red state people are self reliant and can take care of themselves, which is not good for you.
Robert Swiger Sr. Jul 14, 6:28 a.m.
Ed Brown Jul 14, 6:16 a.m.
Once again, WRAL gets it wrong! Stand your ground has nothing to do with this; it is the castle doctrine, which has been around forever, that applies here. We have always had the right to use deadly force to defend our homes from invaders.
David Lewis Jul 14, 6:09 a.m.
Nice to read some good news in the morning.
Ray Rivera Jul 13, 10:19 p.m.
Janet Ghumri Jul 13, 9:50 p.m.
If she had been unarmed, or lost the pistol in the struggle, we would be reading a whole different story. One less menace in that neighborhood. Sad that it ended this way, but when you force your way into someone's home, you need to expect them to defend it. Don't like the outcome? Get a job and earn some money, instead of stealing from those who work to provide for their families!
Linda Tally Jul 13, 9:11 p.m.
Not really sorry about the outcome of this one.
Ed Livesay Jul 13, 8:51 p.m.
Dang! I hate it when that happens!
Dave Vogel Jul 13, 8:25 p.m.
Ditto to what others are saying... good deeds prevail! Note to criminals out there- don't break into someone's home. Let this be a learning moment...
carolinej Jul 13, 7:09 p.m.
The community of Sanford will probably be free of home invasions for a while now.
Donnie Dietrich Jul 13, 6:28 p.m.
Finally a story with an actual ending.
Way to go grandma. I'm sorry someone got killed, but I'm also sorry that people think they can break into other people's homes with no consequence.
Robert Fotch Jr Jul 13, 6:11 p.m.
Awesome! What a great story.
Kevin Weidner Jul 13, 5:12 p.m.
Bob Bucy Jul 13, 5:01 p.m.
Glad this turned out OK for her, but she shouldn't have opened the door.
Kevin Stewart Jul 13, 3:44 p.m.
Last time he attempts this...good for her
Published: 2007-10-05 09:38:00
Updated: 2015-01-14 14:37:58