An 80-year-old Washington State woman shot and killed an armed intruder who was stabbing her 75-year-old husband.
Police say the 25-year-old suspect was burglarizing the house when he encountered the 75-year-old male resident and started stabbing him repeatedly. The man’s wife, hearing the commotion, armed herself and opened fire on the assailant.
The husband was transported by air to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle in critical condition.
Police arrived to find the 25-year-old home invader dead on arrival.