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Woman shoots ex-boyfriend who broke into Fairmont home, police say

Posted July 28

— A 40-year-old man was shot in the abdomen by his ex-girlfriend early Tuesday morning when he broke into her Fairmont home, police said.

Fairmont police said Rodney Thompson broke into the back door of the home on Industrial Drive around 2:20 a.m. Lacora Hill, 32, who lives in the home, shot Thompson in the leg and abdomen with a handgun.

Thompson was taken to a nearby hospital, and his injuries were not considered life threatening.

Charges against Thompson are pending.

Police said Hill would not be charged in the shooting.


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  • Cnc Stone Jul 29, 9:37 a.m.
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    Should've killed him cuz he'll b back

  • Patrick Gentry Jul 29, 9:30 a.m.
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    I love how at the end they put that the victim won't be charged, charged with what?

    I mean if you can't find a more clear cut case of self defense. If the police or DA even considered charges at any time once the facts of the matter were discovered they need to be evaluated for mental fitness.

  • Edward Anderson Jul 28, 3:24 p.m.
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    Too bad she missed the "vital parts".

  • Robert Richardson Jul 28, 1:08 p.m.
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    High five!