A teenage girl in Spokane Washington leveled the playing field when a man attempted to invade her home. How did she do it? She did it with her gun.
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A 17-year-old north Spokane County girl protected herself and her home with her dad’s gun when a suspected car thief on the run from Spokane County deputies came into her house Monday morning.
The incident originally started at around 5:00 a.m. when deputies spotted a stolen car in the Wandermere area. After a pursuit, the suspect ditched the car in a field and took off on foot.
Deputies set up a perimeter to look for the suspect.
KHQ responded to the scene and provided an update on the police activity on The Wake Up Show on KHQ.
Watching The Wake Up Show on KHQ was 17-year-old Kimber Wood’s boyfriend and parents, who told her there was a car thief on the loose in the area and deputies were searching for him.
Kimber’s parents and boyfriend left for work and after seeing our story. Her boyfriend came across some deputies on his way to work and got more information from them. He then called Kimber to let her know what deputies told him. Kimber then called her dad and asked if she could grab one of his guns for protection. He said yes.
Kimber grabbed a gun, placed it under her pillow and went back to sleep. A short time later she says she woke up to the sound of someone coming into her house. She grabbed the gun and hid behind her makeup vanity. She soon found herself face to face with the man on the run from deputies.
Kimber pulled her gun out, pointed at the suspect and said, “Who are you?” and “Get the (expletive) out of my house!”
SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. – A 17-year-old north Spokane County girl protected herself and her home with her gun when a suspected car thief on the run from Spokane County deputies came into her house Mo…