Rifle-toting woman scares off burglars in California

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A rifle-toting woman unknowingly chased away a pair of crooks when she saw a suspicious stranger in the street.

A rifle-toting woman unknowingly chased away a pair of crooks when she saw a suspicious stranger in the street.

Marilyn Williams first grabbed her gun when she heard a commotion outside her California bedroom.

She said, "I kept yelling, 'I'm going to shoot you.' I said, 'I'm going to shoot you,' because I heard my husband say, 'Shoot them! Shoot them!'"

It turned out sheriffs were searching for a pair of armed robbers who had broken into her elderly neighbors home.

Police were not able to catch the men.

But, Williams's rifle scared them enough that the suspects dropped a bag full of jewelry, along with a gun and a mask, which ties them to the home invasion.