The first rule for living in Detroit is... don't live in Detroit.
The Second rule for living in Detroit is... don't even go to Detroit to visit. I'm serious don't even go to SE Michigan to visit. You wouldn't go near a pit full of rattle snakes, why would you get any closer to Detroit than you had to?
After disregarding the first two rules I can't really think your going to pay attention to this one, but I'll try.
The third rule for living in Detroit is...have a gun, on you at all times.
Armed Detroit women fight back during 2 attacks in 2 days
In the first case they women was at home in bed and was woken up by 5 men breaking into her home. She defended herself firing her side arm at her attacker. She took fire from the attackers and was hit in the leg. They ran off before the police arrived.
Take away lesson: Always fight back. You may get hit or injured but always fight back. In the seconds prior to the fight our hero took a post position in a doorway to defend herself. From there she exchanged gun fire. While it would have been difficult for her to retreat, the fact that she posted up gave her a small amount of structure to rely on. In this case she had a slight advantage of partial concealment and perhaps a place to lean and support herself while shooting. Police think she may have hit one or more of her attackers. It is unlikely that they knew they had hit her with one of their shots.
The second case doesn't give us as many details to review. What we do know is that it was a car jacking by an armed 16 year old. He had a gun and fired when the women he was robbing decided to shoot him in response to his attempt at armed robbery. Latter he was arrested at the hospital where he went for treatment of his gun shot wound.
In both cases the women shot and they were shot at. In both cases the bad guys ran away when confronted with serious armed resistance. Which brings us to the forth rule for living in Detroit:
Always fight back and keep fighting till the enemy retreats.