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Woman Kills Daytime Intruder

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PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Sheriff says a fatal shooting will likely be consideredself defense. Police say Thursday around noon, Vincent Rieves broke intoSherry Rives's home and threatened to rape her. The two aren't related.

Sherry Rives grabbed a gun and shot the intruder four times. In theprocess she somehow shot herself too.

She's recovering at the hospital, but the man died. At this time she'snot facing criminal charges since the police say she acted in selfdefense.

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