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Pregnant Woman With Shotgun Thwarts Burglars (MN)
WCCO.com ^ | 12/6/11 | Bill Hudson

Posted on 12/06/2011 4:24:29 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo

It’s the last thing two burglary suspects expected to hear when they broke into a Coon Rapids home. From within the house came the unmistakable sound of a pump shotgun. At the other end of that gun was a 22-year-old woman who is nine weeks pregnant.

The young woman asked not to be identified because the two suspects are still at large. However, she says when the men ignored her barking pit bull and black lab, and broke through a kitchen door, she had no other choice but to chamber a round into the 12-gauge shotgun.

There’s perhaps no other sound that commands as much respect and fear. The young woman at the business end of that gun was home alone and prepared to protect herself.

(Excerpt) Read more at minnesota.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: banglist; pregnant; pumpaction; shotgun
YEAH, BABY!!!!
1 posted on 12/06/2011 4:24:40 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I’ve always told my wife that if I’m ever not around and she’s not comfortable whipping out one of the hand guns then she should grab the 870 and give it a pump.


2 posted on 12/06/2011 4:31:27 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

i don’t suggest she should have shot them, but that would make it harder for them come back or be on the loose still........


3 posted on 12/06/2011 4:32:27 PM PST by sappy
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To: sappy

Yep. And the shotgun would be more effective if kept with a shell in the chamber and the safety on. Way I see it, muzzle flash is appropriate warning for a burglar.


4 posted on 12/06/2011 4:44:14 PM PST by Aarchaeus (V)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
...she says when the men ignored her barking pit bull and black lab, and broke through a kitchen door,...

Idiots got what they deserved!

I had someone break into my attached garage once in Blaine and my Shepard and Malamute didn't like it and woke me up.....

It saved me the hassle of cleaning up human remains. They were smart enough to move on.

5 posted on 12/06/2011 4:47:45 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: ElkGroveDan

There’s perhaps no other sound that commands as much respect and fear.

.....and 870 being racked.. brings chills just thinking about it. I think I’ll go and get mine and rack it a few times!

I’ll bet they peed themselves.


6 posted on 12/06/2011 4:55:54 PM PST by Recon Dad ("The most important rule in a gunfight is: Always win and cheat if necessary.")
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To: EGPWS; ButThreeLeftsDo
she says when the men ignored her barking pit bull and black lab, and broke through a kitchen door

Maybe they couldn’t see the dogs or they just don’t know a Pit bull to look at it. But I would not want to break in to a house being guarded by a pit bull. May be it was not the shot gun that made them turn around. Maybe they saw the pit bull and turned tail.

7 posted on 12/06/2011 4:56:27 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

And for those who would like a handy addition to your playlist:

http://mp3skull.com/mp3/pump_shotgun.html


8 posted on 12/06/2011 4:58:40 PM PST by bigbob
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

A pregnant woman can dang near kill you just by glaring at you. Arm her and you have probably the most lethal weapon on the planet.


9 posted on 12/06/2011 4:59:19 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

“Pregnant Woman With Shotgun Thwarts Burglars”

Momma don’t play.


10 posted on 12/06/2011 4:59:19 PM PST by Grunthor (Pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: Aarchaeus

I have a Mossberg Maverick 88 12 gauge with an 18 1/2” barrel next to my bed. I keep it loaded with five 00 shells in the magazine but none in the chamber. That’s because I want the intruder to hear that pump without me wasting a shell.

It’s also safer for me.


11 posted on 12/06/2011 5:00:29 PM PST by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: freedumb2003

LOL!!!


12 posted on 12/06/2011 5:03:11 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie (Rick Perry 2012)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Breaking news:

Eric Holder is considering filing a multitude of federal gun charges against the woman and forcing her to have an abortion.

/s


13 posted on 12/06/2011 5:03:17 PM PST by waus (FUBO UFCMF, Just in case I stuttered, FUBO)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

“With a single pump of her 12-gauge shotgun, the would-be burglars bolted out the door and through the backyard leaving nothing but their dignity and twin trails of urine behind them.”


14 posted on 12/06/2011 5:04:12 PM PST by Grunthor (Pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: ElkGroveDan

Sage advice...


15 posted on 12/06/2011 5:43:38 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: ElkGroveDan

I keep my pump 12 gauge gun loaded.

All the wife has to do is press the go button from right to left before placing the finger on the trigger.
00 buck with 5 backup rounds ready to go!
I don’t want her to have to worry about racking the slide in a stressful moment.
It looks good in the movies, but can add confusion.
Keep the SHTF guns LOADED!


16 posted on 12/06/2011 5:45:53 PM PST by 9422WMR
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To: Pontiac

WCCO is the most left-wing broadcast outlet in this town. Believe me, if they thought for a second that the dogs and not the gauge spooked the baddies, they would have made this into a half hour info-mercial declaring that guns don’t solve anything.


17 posted on 12/06/2011 5:50:23 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: freedumb2003

Yes, “knocked up” and “pissed/bitchy” is a bad combo.

Rush’s Amazon battalion idea comes to mind.


18 posted on 12/06/2011 5:50:59 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
There’s perhaps no other sound that commands as much respect and fear

The only problem is the second perp should be the only one to hear it.....

19 posted on 12/06/2011 5:51:27 PM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: savedbygrace

The one downside to this is if they are armed you may give your position away and they get a couple shots off toward you.


20 posted on 12/06/2011 5:52:17 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Should be easy to find the perps....

Just follow the brown trail....


21 posted on 12/06/2011 5:55:13 PM PST by njslim
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To: Secret Agent Man

She’s only 22, alone and pregnant. All in all....I think she done good!


22 posted on 12/06/2011 5:59:37 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

So do I. The only way she cold have done better was two dead burglars. Not only helping herself but her community at the same time.


23 posted on 12/06/2011 6:03:16 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: ElkGroveDan

An 870 is a good cure for home invasion.


24 posted on 12/06/2011 6:19:28 PM PST by MachIV
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To: Secret Agent Man

On a side note...I believe that this was a local job. Somebody knew that she was 22, alone and pregnant and figured that they could bull-rush the two dogs.

Had she not pulled the gauge, it would have been interesting to see if the pooches would have regrouped after the initial crash through the door and chewed some ass....


25 posted on 12/06/2011 6:33:11 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (...And I'm All Out Of Gum.)
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To: Aarchaeus

My tactical guns have no safety, when in panic mode, you don’t want a safety mode. Oh, I forgot my AR has a safe mode. Hand guns have passive safety only.


26 posted on 12/06/2011 6:46:08 PM PST by sig229 (The loonie left "FLUNKED" human nature 101)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Jason Lewis refers to them as WDFL for a reason. I am so happy to be out of Minnesota.


27 posted on 12/06/2011 6:50:13 PM PST by Fred Hayek (FUBO, the No Talent Pop Star pResident.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Gee, what a classy remark....


28 posted on 12/06/2011 7:13:34 PM PST by Bigg Red (In this Advent season: Prepare ye the way of the Lord.)
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To: Fred Hayek

As much as I like Jason, he was late to the game on WDFL.

He was pointed to the liberalism of WCCO by folks like you and me.


29 posted on 12/06/2011 7:22:02 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (...And I'm All Out Of Gum.)
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To: freedumb2003

More serious than a pregnant woman is a woman who has just given birth and who is protecting her newborn. Hormones. Deadly.


30 posted on 12/06/2011 7:26:16 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: Bigg Red

Thanks! :)


31 posted on 12/06/2011 8:25:01 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Coon Rapids Police Captain John Hattstrom said:

“Yes, a shotgun racking is something you don’t forget if you’ve ever heard one. So, it frightened these two suspects off right away, they took off running”


32 posted on 12/06/2011 8:26:47 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

MinnesOtans are basically Canadians with guns.


33 posted on 12/06/2011 8:36:06 PM PST by alley cat
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To: waus

“Eric Holder is considering filing a multitude of federal gun charges against the woman and forcing her to have an abortion.”

Bring the ba$tard on...let him hear the rack...and see the flash...


34 posted on 12/06/2011 8:51:23 PM PST by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a tea party descendant - steeped in the Constitutional legacy handed down by the Founders)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Agreed. Also a possible FTF malf. at the worst possible time.


35 posted on 12/07/2011 12:04:23 AM PST by bobby.223
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To: Secret Agent Man

I’ve heard that said before, but IMO, going for a weapon of any kind at 3am is likely to give your position away.

In my case, the intruder still wouldn’t know my specific position, and that is an important fact in my bedroom. Plus, there is a 90 degree turn in the hallway, so as soon as they poke their head around that corner, I have the advantage.

There is more to my plan that I won’t reveal in public, but I’ve rehearsed it thousands of times in my head so it will be automatic if an intruder ever breaks in.


36 posted on 12/07/2011 3:50:02 AM PST by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: Fred Hayek
Jason Lewis refers to them as WDFL

When he isn't performing his PR duties for Hamas, maybe he does.

37 posted on 12/07/2011 6:27:28 AM PST by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Aarchaeus

i agree. if you are in my house by breaking and entering, i assume you are there to do harm!


38 posted on 12/07/2011 8:46:22 AM PST by sappy
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To: EGPWS

They must have REALLY wanted something inside to see the 2 dogs (one being a pitbull) and yet STILL want to come in.

Thank goodness she had the gauge.


39 posted on 12/20/2011 12:41:28 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (Congress: Looting the future to bribe the present.)
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