Blaze News – A Milwaukee mother said she fatally shot a man who broke into her home Monday morning and that she did so in order to defend herself and her two children, WTMJ-TV reported.
The mother, who asked not to be identified, told WTMJ she was in the shower when she heard her 12- and 14-year-old children screaming from the living room.
She told the station she then raced to her bedroom, grabbed her gun, and ran into the hallway to face down the intruder.
“It all happened so fast — an adrenaline rush,” the mother told WTMJ.
She said her two pit bull dogs were attacking the man, and she shot him multiple times because “he wouldn’t stop coming,” the station reported.
“It was an act of self-defense. Somebody comes in your house, what do you call it?”
The mother added to WTMJ that the intruder was acting erratically and appeared to be in his late 30s.
Milwaukee police have not identified the man, and they arrested the mother but released her several hours later after questioning, the station said.
‘She did what any mother would do’
Community activist Bushraa Rahman helped clean up the home after authorities removed the body, the station said, and Rahman backed the mother’s actions …READ MORE.