Alligator Invades Florida Home

Bradenton, FL -- May 17, 2006: Candy Frey, 48, of Bradenton, on Saturday, May 13, shot a three-foot alligator that had entered her home and attacked her golden retriever. Frey, a former U.S. Marine, told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. "I just freaked out and shot him — boom, boom, boom, boom." The alligator was not killed, and was released into a nearby lake.

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