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The 17-year-old told police she heard her door bell ring but did not answer.
A short time later, she heard someone go over her gate to the backyard. She then saw a younger man reach through the home’s doggie door and attempt to unlock the latch, Coombs said.
The 17-year-old armed herself and fired a shot at the doggie door, Coombs said. The suspect fled, although it’s unknown if he was injured, Coombs said..