Offbeat Mom shoots carjacker as her kids watch from back seat

12:15  06 july  2018
12:15  06 july  2018 Source:   nbcnews.com

Police: Mom shoots carjacker trying to steal car with her kids inside

  Police: Mom shoots carjacker trying to steal car with her kids inside The mother told CBS DFW she had left her children, 2 and 4, in her SUV while she ran inside a convenience storeThe mother, who didn't want to be identified, told the station she left her children, 2 and 4, in the SUV while she ran inside the convenience store. Before she returned, a man jumped into her vehicle and tried to drive away. The woman said she saw what was happening and jumped in the car.

A woman snatched her gun from her glove box and shot a man in the head after he tried to drive off in her SUV with her two small children in the back seat , Dallas police said Thursday.

Texas mother shoots man trying to steal car with her kids inside. A woman snatched her gun from her glove box and shot a man in the head after he tried to drive off in her SUV with her two small children in the back seat , Dallas police said Thursday.

A woman snatched her gun from her glove box and shot a man in the head after he tried to drive off in her SUV with her two small children in the back seat, Dallas police said Thursday.

Image: Ricky WrightRicky Wright in a mugshot from a previous arrest. © Provided by NBCU News Group, a division of NBCUniversal Media LLC Image: Ricky WrightRicky Wright in a mugshot from a previous arrest. The woman was at a gas station in south Dallas at about 10 p.m. (11 p.m. ET) Wednesday when the man slipped into the driver's seat, police said.

The woman jumped back in the vehicle, yelling at the man to stop; when he didn't, she pulled the gun from the glove box and shot him once in the head, police said.

Police identified the man as Ricky Wright, 36. He was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and was charged with two counts of unlawful restraint and a count of unauthorized use of motor vehicle, officials said.

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A North Texas woman shot a suspected car thief earlier this week after he attempted to drive off in her SUV while her two children were still in the back seat of the vehicle. At around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Michelle Booker-Hicks pulled into a Shell gas station and left her two kids , aged 2 and 4

Mom shoots carjacker in the head to save kids inside stolen vehicle. The mother, Michelle Booker-Hicks, was out of the car paying for gas while her 2- and 4-year old sons sat in the vehicle's back seats , Dallas' Fox 4 reported.

"He could have got a gun and shot me and my kids," the woman, who asked to be identified only as Michelle to protect her family, told NBC Dallas-Fort Worth. "I don't know what to think. I was just reacting fast, worried about my kids. I didn't worry about my car — that's replaceable."

The vehicle made it only a few feet before it struck a telephone pole and stopped by the side of the road, police said.Neither the woman nor her two toddlers were injured, but "my kids in the car, they seen me shoot somebody," the woman said.

Nevertheless, she added "I would do what I need to do to protect them by any means necessary."

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