Texas grandmother shoots and kills armed intruder

A 60-year-old grandmother shot and killed a man when he broke into her Katy, Texas home around noon on Monday. 

The incident happened at 11:30am, on a quiet block in the Sundown subdivision. 

Harris County Sheriff's officials say two men broke into the unnamed victim's home through an open garage. 

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A 60-year-old grandmother (center) in Katy, Texas shot and killed a man who broke into her home shortly before noon on Monday

A 60-year-old grandmother (center) in Katy, Texas shot and killed a man who broke into her home shortly before noon on Monday

'Both were armed with pistols, she confronted both suspects,' Thomas Gilliland with HCSO said.  

'From what we understand, it's a rental home but there are several people who live in the home. But this morning she was by herself in the house,' he added. 

The woman grabbed her own handgun and proceeded to shoot at the intruders, causing them to flee. 

She hit one of the

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