Woman shoots intruder barging into neighbor's apartment

- A teenage intruder at a Florida condominium was shot in the leg after he assaulted one resident and lunged at another who had a gun.

Brittany Cheek, 31, armed herself when she saw a stranger beating her neighbor at their Tarpon Springs condo complex early Saturday, according to local media. She was home with her 3-year-old child, Fox 13 reported.

Cheek was standing in the doorway of her apartment and opened fire when the intruder came towards her.

The gunshots drew the attention of other residents who attempted to intervene as Cheek and her daughter ran and hid in a bathroom, The Tampa Times reported.

Deputies said the intruder was Daniel Morley, 18, of Clearwater, who may have been intoxicated or on drugs.

Morley was wearing only boxer shorts when deputies showed up, WFTS-TV reported.

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