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A gun-toting grandmother gave an intruder a big surprise when she interrupted his attempt to break in.

A 78-year-old Washington grandma knew something was wrong when her dog started barking nonstop. She got up to investigate and came face to face with a man trying to break into her home. She reached over and grabbed her shotgun, cocked it, and pointed it right at him. She held him at gunpoint until police arrived.

Grandmother holds intruder at gunpoint in Washington

SPANAWAY, Wash. (KIRO) - An intruder was in for a surprise when he was interrupted by a gun-toting grandmother in Washington. "At the moment I was scared to death, I really was," Sandy, who did not provide a last name, said. She knew something was wrong when her dog, Booboo, started barking nonstop on Sunday night.