An 11-year-old Girl With a Shotgun Defends Herself Against Two Illegal Alien Home Invaders-Fiction!
Summary of the eRumor:
Two illegal aliens broke into a home in Butte, Montana. An 11-year-old girl was home alone. She had been a clay shooting champion and ran and got her father's shotgun. She ended up shooting both intruders. The email asks if you ever wonder why good stuff never makes the news?
According to the Butte-Silver Bow Sheriff's department in Montana, this never took place.
We have not found any other evidence of its truth.
doesn't seem to be real
January 23, 2013, 05:15 AM
while that specific incident may not be real....there are PLENTY of instances where a child has defended themselves/ their family with their parents firearms.
I've been a Snopes fan for years ~ they are usually spot-on. My bet, their take is correct; it's a 'story' and nothing more.
Doesn't mean it isn't a 'good' story or have real elements woven in.
January 23, 2013, 07:22 PM
It sounds familiar, based off a story a few years ago that made national news, but it's probably been 4-6 years ago,
January 23, 2013, 07:40 PM
In every American Rifleman magazine [not clip!] you can find a section called ''The Armed Citizen'', this month it's on page 10. These stories of everyday armed heros are my favorite feature along with ''I Have This Old Gun''....
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