Walton County Woman Shoots Intruder

LOGANVILLE- (WAOK.AJC) Walton county police say a 37 year old mother working from home, shot an intruder multiple times Friday afternoon, after she said he broke in her house on Henderson Ridge Drive, with a crowbar. Investigators say the woman, whose 9-year old twins were playing on the lover level of the home, heard someone ringing the doorbell, repeatedly, then told her kids to hide, while she called her husband, who then called for help. The woman says the man, identiied as 32 year old Paul Slater, entered the house, and she opened fire, while crouched in a crawlspace with her kids, hitting him at least 5 times in the face and upper body. Investigators say Slater, who has prior arrests, ran away, jumped in his car, and drove off, but later crashed, and was found lying in a neighbor’s driveway. He was taken to a hospital. The woman and her kids ran to a neighbor’s house for help.


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