80-year-old woman shoots, kills home invader who attacked husband

MONROE, WA (WCMH) —  When a home intruder began attacking her husband, the 80-year-old Washington woman shot the suspect.

Police told KIRO, that the home invader stabbed the woman’s husband during the attack in the couple’s home Thursday night. The woman then shot the attacker, who died at the scene.

The woman then called 911 and told the dispatcher what happened.

The woman’s husband remains hospitalized in stable condition. She was not injured in the incident.

Police continue to investigate but said it is unclear at this point if there will be any charges filed.

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