A 70-year-old grandmother shot an alleged home intruder in Philadelphia, Pa., early Saturday morning, leaving him hospitalized.
Maxine Thompson woke around 4:30 a.m. after she heard a loud banging noise, she said. She looked out her window and saw a man pounding on her door, trying to break in — she told him to stop. He then smashed a window and entered her house. Thompson grabbed her handgun, which she said was from her mother, and fired shots at the suspect, according to Fox News.
“First, I thought I was dreaming, and then, I looked out the window, outside. I was still hearing the banging, banging, banging, so I yelled to whoever, ‘Who’s that on my door? Get off my door; get off my door,'” Thompson said in an interview with FOX29.