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Woman wrestles gunman, takes gun, then shoots him

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LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM)  LaGrange Police say a woman wrestled a gunman, injuring him.
A 27-year-old woman told police early Tuesday, David Jackson, 39, attacked her at an Old Airport Road home around 5:30 a.m.

The woman said she had just arrived with her sister and her children, when Jackson tried to shoot her.

The woman recounts she managed to grab the gun and shot Jackson in self-defense.

When officers arrived, they found Jackson on the ground with gun wounds in a leg and an arm. He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Jackson faces aggravated assault, stalking, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, criminal damage to property, criminal trespass and cruelty to children.

News Leader 9 is following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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