In Nashville where smoked ribs, country music and 68 year old grandmothers sleep with shotguns, a take no prisoners Nana picked off two home invaders breaking in as she slept. She was quoted saying “Never in my whole life have I ever harmed anything or anybody, but I’ve never been put in that position.”
Well now she has and two men are full of lead as a result.
Her husband is wheelchair bound so when she heard them kicking the door she grabbed her gun. Apparently she has had a shotgun next to her bed her whole life and has had people laugh about it. Today nobody is laughing.
She also has a home security alarm system, which is definitely a layer of protection. I wonder if she had any signage outside alerting the home invaders. So as soon as the door came crashing in the alarm went off and so did the shotgun.
One guy was shot in the face, another in the chest and lost part of his finger.
She has no regrets she said. She did say she is glad she didn’t kill them as she would have felt bad about it forever.
I’m not saying you should or shouldn’t have a shotgun next to your bed. Either way as long as you survive you’ve done the right thing.
Additional measures of protection might be a big dog bowl outside, men’s army boots near the door, signage saying ADT Home Alarm, and in this case signage saying “Forget the Dog, Beware of Owner!”