Pistol-packing great-grandma, 80, guns down intruder after crowbar beating

Pistol-packing great-grandma, 80, guns down intruder after crowbar beating
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Four shots fired. Three hit the intruder.

It was one surreal moment, says Barb Moles.

“I was just intent upon stopping him. I didn’t have any other thought in my head,” says Moles. “I just knew I had to stop him.”

Moles, 80, was home with her husband, John, and their adult son Thursday night when she says she heard a commotion. She walked into the kitchen and found her husband bleeding on the floor.

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Barb, a grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of three, walked down the hall and into the master bedroom. She found her .38 caliber pistol — a Christmas gift from John a few years prior.

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