74 YEAR OLD WOMAN STOPS ATTACK WITH WARNING SHOT MyColumbiaBasin.com | Local News, Sports, Weather and Information. - Armed woman stops assault Justin Doss mugshot, 23, was at the skate park and allowing his dog to roam free. The dog aggressively approached Nancy Ashworth, 74, and to fend off a potential attack, she used pepper spray on the canine. Doss didnt like that. He approached the elderly woman cursing, screaming and shaking his fist. He acted as if he was going to hit her, and then raised his skateboard, holding it much like a baseball bat according to witness accounts and began swinging it at her. Ashworth was hit once, on the back of the head, but did not suffer a serious injury. Being scared for her life, she retrieved a pistol from her pocket and fired a shot into the air. Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus says he will present the states case against Doss to a grand jury tomorrow.