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Mother of 5 with concealed carry license shoots ex-boyfriend trying to break into her home

Posted at 10:34 PM, Jun 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-06 22:34:52-04

CINCINNATI — A woman shot her ex-boyfriend as he was trying to break into her home, WCPO reported.

The shooting happened at about 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

Dante Ruff was breaking into the woman’s home through a front window when she shot him in the stomach. He is expected to survive after undergoing surgery at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

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The woman’s five children were asleep upstairs at the time of the shooting, WCPO reported.

The woman had a protection order against Ruff, and she has a concealed carry license.