Ga. woman: 'I shot him as much as I could'

DULUTH, Ga. — 911 tapes recount a dramatic attack as a woman shot and killed a knife-wielding intruder who police say attacked her in her home near Duluth.

WSB-TV reports the tapes, released Wednesday by Gwinnett County authorities, record the tearful woman telling a 911 dispatcher that she tried to fend off the man, and managed to grab her gun at one point.

The woman said she grabbed her .22-caliber firearm, and "I shot him as much as I could."

Police said she shot the man nine times. They said he ran out of a back door and collapsed in her yard

Gwinnett police Cpl. Edwin Ritter said the woman was getting out of the shower May 11 when the intruder turned out the lights and attacked her.

 

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