Elderly woman shoots at 'burglar'

Published On: Nov 12 2012 08:34:55 AM PST   Updated On: Nov 12 2012 10:46:49 AM PST
SPOKANE, Wash. -

An elderly woman thought she heard someone in her house Monday morning, so she fired a shot.

It happened around 6 a.m. on the 2900 block of East Longfellow Avenue in North Spokane. The 89-year-old woman woke up, thinking there was someone in her house, grabbed her pistol and shot it.

Police responded and said they don't think anyone was in her house.