Alabama Grandmother Shoots Burglary Suspect in Head

On July 18, a 63-year-old Alabama grandmother named Phyliss Law heard someone breaking in, so she retrieved her gun, waited until the suspect got close to her, then shot him in the head.

According to Fox 10 TV, Law said she heard something "crackling... like wood popping and stuff," and she knew someone was trying to break into her home.  At that point she said: "So I backed up to my room and got my gun and got my extra clip."

Law's gun was a 9mm pistol, and after retrieving it she moved to the living and got down on the floor.

She said all the lights went out in her house and she thought, "This person been here before to know where all my lights at. This is ridiculous. He just comes strolling... around." 

Law said when the suspect got close to her she could see "the blue jogging basketball pants he was wearing." When he was upon her she said she "jumped up and just start shooting. I have no idea where I hit him. He fell right there on the floor."

Police say Law shot the suspect in the head. 

Law said: "They come in on peoples. [And] when they coming in... you don't know what they have on them." She said intruders come in people's houses and kill them and take what they want, then added: "No no they are not going to walk up in here. They did enough."

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