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A gun-waving Alabama, granny kept the wild man at gunpoint, investigators say

to connectVideoAlabama a grandmother tells the tale of the holding of suspected car thief at gunpoint

A grandmother is telling her life story.

A gun-wielding grandmother in Alabama and was confronted by a wild man in his driveway on Monday, after he crashed a stolen car near her home, according to the researchers.

Marcia Black, 75, ” she said, and pointed his gun at the suspect during one of her 15-year-old granddaughter called 911.

“I would like to break it. I knew that I was in control,” the grandmother-of-four told WAAY-TV on Tuesday.

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Investigators said a Cameron Powers came in to the Zwarte huis, in Limestone County west of Huntsville.

Marcia Black, 75, said the defendant went to his knees after firing a shot into the air.
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“I walked out and said,” Can I help you?” He said, “Yes, ma’am, I would like to use your phone,” Black said.

She told me that she fired a shot into the air to get to the stop and search powers by getting closer to the house, where two of her children allegedly were to look from the inside.

“I wanted it to be at a distance. I didn’t intend to kill him. I just wanted him to think that I would shoot him,” Black said.

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She added, “He wouldn’t go down, so I shot it in the air, and he realized that I was serious, so he got down on his knees.”

Black said that he remained on his knees, to the delegates arrived a short time later, and that’s when the deputies came, Authorities were trying to run for it, but it didn’t take long before he was arrested.

“He was the deputy over, he took my gun, and he leapt to his feet and ran down the zig-zag over the field,” she said.

“It’s just amazing to me that I had to witness my grandmother in action,” a Black granddaughter, he said.

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Powers has been charged with the theft of the vehicle and tried to escape.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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