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Says an 11-year-old girl shot and killed two armed "illegal aliens" after ~ they broke into her home in Montana.
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Did one 11-year-old girl shoot and also kill 2 "illegal aliens" during a home invasion in Montana?

No. This faux story is more than 12 years old and continues to resurface on social media also though it’s been debunked numerous times end the years. 

The rumor showed up on on facebook again top top Sept. 20 top top the page "Adorable Deplorables for Trump" and has gained over 500 comment and much more than 1,500 shares. 

The post shared photo of a young girl holding a shotgun with text below it the recounts the story:

"11-YEAR-OLD that SHOT ILLEGALS. 2 illegal aliens, Ralphel Resindez, 23, and also Enrico Garza, 26, probably believed they would conveniently overpower home-alone 11-year-old Patricia Harrington after she father had actually left their two-story home. It appears these crooks never ever learned two things: 1. They were in Montana. 2. Patricia had actually been a clay shoot champion since she was nine..."



 

The short article goes on come say the the girl grabbed a shotgun and killed both men before police to be able come arrive and that one of the immigrant had already killed an additional man throughout an earlier home invasion. At the end it asks if you ever before wonder why "good stuff" never ever makes the news.

The article was flagged as component of Facebook’s efforts to combat false news and misinformation on its News Feed. (Read an ext about our partnership through Facebook.)

First, a reverse-image search revealed the girl in the photo is in reality a 14-year-old from brand-new Jersey who was featured in a item by the brand-new Yorker about kids who use recreational firearms.

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And the story about the girl shoot intruders "never made the news" due to the fact that it never actually happened. The account deserve to only be found in various other websites the repeat the exact same information, with no added details. 


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