Woman fires shot to ward off home invasion

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COLUMBUS, Ind. (WTHR) - A Bartholomew County woman is recovering from her injuries from a home invasion Wednesday.

Police say she was able to fire a gunshot at two people who came in her home wearing masks on County Road 675 West around 2:45 p.m.

The 29-year-old called 911 after she said she confronted the two suspects and fired at them as ran out.

She was treated for unspecified injuries at Columbus Regional Hospital and released.

Police say the suspects drove off in a silver or blue older model Cadillac.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact Captain Christopher Roberts at the Bartholomew County Sheriff's Office at (812) 565-5924.

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