Armed mother of two drives off three armed intruders

Police say three masked gunmen forcibly entered a home … demanding money — but they soon found out the homeowners were armed….

The woman said she was in the laundry room when the men broke in and held her and two children, who were sleeping, at gunpoint. Home surveillance video captured part of the incident on camera….

The men then reportedly demanded that she lead them to “the money,” so she showed them a safe in the room where the children were sleeping. According to the victim, two of them tried to steal the safe while the third kept her and the two children at gunpoint.

But at one point the woman was able to get away and grab a gun she had hidden nearby.

“I started shooting and they ran!” the homeowner told emergency dispatchers. “They must not have had bullets, because after I pulled the trigger they just took off, instead of firing back.”

Police later found Presley lying on the ground dead between the victim’s house and another home, still armed. It was not clear whether the gun had any ammunition….

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Early morning home intruder shot

A man was shot several times when investigators say he tried to break into a Pasadena home … around 6:30 Tuesday morning.

“It’s just amazing that people do what they do and expect nothing to happen to them,” Robert Lambert said, who lives a few houses down the street.

Police say the intruder tried to break a front window seven or eight times and the mom and son inside heard him. A family member tells ABC-13 the son shot the intruder once and the mom fired several shots….

The man was hit twice in the backside and once in the face…. The man was flown to the hospital.

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