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An elderly woman called police to report a robbery, but would have never expected to be shot and killed by the officer in her own backyard.
Towler had never fired her gun before that night. She fired a warning shot out the window to scare the burglar off. Then she started walking through her backyard toward her sister’s house. She grasped the gun for protection from the reported intruder – not the police, her family maintains.
Not everyone has the best getaway or exit-strategy, but that doesn’t mean they should give up.
He apparently made his way to the roof, crossed over to 15 Mill St., went to a pal’s apartment there and hid under a bed.