Last month, a woman in suburban Atlanta made headlines after a video of her fighting off three armed burglars went viral online.
Chen Fengzhu is a Chinese-American woman who runs a seafood market in Atlanta. She was sleeping at her home in Gwinnett County, Georgia when she was awoken by strange noises inside the house.
“I didn’t have any choice so I had to take out the gun I’d hid there. Then I loaded my pistol and walked out of my bedroom. I shot at the burglars when I saw them. One of them fled quickly, and another one ran away from the front door. Then I shot again, the one inside my home also broke the glass on the back door and ran away,” Chen told CCTV.
“First I chose to call 911. I called on the phone while I took out the pistol. But my phone call couldn’t get through. So I had to open fire on them while calling 911,” Chen said.
Chen will not be charged for her actions as it was a justifiable defense, according to Police.