JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI — A grandmother shot a man that returned to her home with a knife after she asked him to leave. Police report that the elderly woman asked him to leave after he pushed down her daughter after an argument got out of control. He also allegedly caused damage to household items.
But, when he returned with a knife, the grandmother knew there would be no other way to deal with this threat. She shot him in the leg. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his wounds. He is expected to make a full recovery.
As WJTV 12 reports, her case is actually getting sent up to a grand jury for prosecution. Meanwhile, the bad guy gets simple assault and mischief charges filed against him.
Defending your home and your family isn’t always cut-and-dry.
The grandmother did the right thing in defending her daughter and herself from a man wielding a knife. The fact that charges may be pending against her shows the inherent flaws in how the criminal justice system sometimes processes cases like this.
It’s a stark reminder that even if you do everything right, you may still have to face a court of …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation