61-Year-Old Woman Pulls Gun on Purse Snatcher

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On this edition of Hero of the Day, Cam Edwards shares a story from Ocean Springs, Mississippi, where a 61-year-old woman pulled a gun on a would-be purse-snatcher. The woman was loading groceries into her vehicle when a man tried to take her purse from her shopping cart. The two struggled over the purse, and the woman pulled out her handgun and pointed it at the robber. The man fled, and was later apprehended by police. Originally aired 11/17/2011.