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Elderly woman upset over JPD's lack of response after being faced with a gunman

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A 74-year-old great grandmother said she and her husband could have been shot and killed Monday but Jackson Police never responded to their call for help.

Sarah Pittman said two young men knocked on their door at 3151 Sage Street that afternoon. She allowed them inside thinking it was one of her grandchildren. Pittman said once they got inside, the young men demanded to see her great grandson, claiming he had a gun belonging to them and they wanted the gun or $85. Pittman said once she explained she and her husband knew nothing about it, one of them pulled a gun and pointed it in her face.

"It was a shocking thing because see I never knew if he was going to pull the trigger or what. I don't think it's right. We pay taxes here and I really just don't think that's right. Now I could have been dead laying here and two hours later they never showed up. And they still ain't showed up. And see that's a hurting thing," said Pittman.

Pittman says she and her husband have heart conditions. A Jackson police officer who is a friend of the family came and took a report but Pittman said she does not believe anything will be done.

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