69-year-old grandmother in Alabama shoots burglar during robbery attempt

Ethel Jones (AP Photo/Decatur Daily, Jeronimo Nisa)

69 year old Ethel Jones successfully repelled an intruder Monday night with a .38 snubnosed revolver. The intruder was later picked up at the hospital with a gunshot to the stomach. Way to go Ethel!

Best quote from the story: “I hope this will make people have second thoughts before they break into a home in our neighborhood.” I think it will, Ethel. I’m of the firm belief that if it was more commonplace to own firearms, and if people had the ability to carry them at all times, then crimes would go WAY down.

Read the full story over at the New York Daily News.