Monday, February 13, 2006


Woman, 87, accused of shooting caretaker, 80

`An 87-year-old grandmother was jailed this morning after being charged with shooting her 80-year-old caretaker. [..]

Police arrived and surrounded the home only to have 80-year-old J. Elmer Clark hobble out of the home. Clark had been shot in the lower left leg.

“We could tell he had been shot,” Krieger said. “Then we see this older lady come out of the house.”

Krieger said officers were stunned when Pauline Shelby Mattson told officers that she had shot Clark. Police confiscated a .38-caliber revolver believed to have been used in the shooting.’

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