Ginger Littleton showed some guts Tuesday night when she attempted to disarm a gunman who had taken over a Bay City Schools board meeting in Panama City, Fla.
The session was disrupted when an armed Clay A. Duke walked in, spray-painted a large, red "V" on the wall (a symbol used in the "V for Vendetta" books and film) and ordered everyone except the men on the board to leave.
Littleton, the only woman on the board, left but sneaked back in to swing her purse at Duke in an attempt to knock the weapon out of his hands.
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"I knew something bad was going to happen. I could leave and try to live with myself if it did, or go back and try to at least delay or divert until we could get some help," Littleton said on CBS.
Luckily, Duke let her go without hurting her.
Duke, who reportedly was upset that his wife had been fired by the school district, eventually started shooting and exchanged fire with a security officer. The 56-year-old gunman, who was wounded in the exchange, then fatally shot himsef.
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