CINCINNATI — A woman shot her ex-boyfriend as he was trying to break into her home, WCPO reported .
The shooting happened at about 4:30 a.m. Thursday.
Dante Ruff was breaking into the woman’s home through a front window when she shot him in the stomach . He is expected to survive after undergoing surgery at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
The woman’s five children were asleep upstairs at the time of the shooting, WCPO reported.
The woman had a protection order against Ruff, and she has a concealed carry license.