Magazine article The New American

Pellet Gun to the Rescue

Magazine article The New American

Pellet Gun to the Rescue

Article excerpt

The Daily Item out of Sudbury, Pennsylvania, reported on July 1 that a female homeowner stopped a burglary-in-progress with only a pellet gun and a lot of courage. Sandra Norris returned to her Sudbury home to drop off some personal items only to walk in on a man holding her 50-inch flat screen TV.

Norris reacted quickly, maintaining her composure, and immediately grabbed her pellet gun. She warned the man to leave her home and told him she would shoot him if he didn't comply. "He didn't listen so I shot him in the leg," Norris told the Daily Item. The man screamed out in pain as the pellet drew blood, and he ran out the back door. "When he was screaming, he ran through the kitchen and out the back door to the alley ... [and] left a trail of blood behind," Norris said.

Norris called 911 to report the incident and the police are still searching for the suspect. …

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