July 11, 2018

Positivity: ‘I had to do what I had to do,’ says Dallas mom who shot man trying to steal SUV with kids inside

Filed under: 2nd Amendment,Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

From Dallas, Texas:

July 6, 2018

A woman shot a man in the head as he tried to steal her SUV with her two children inside Wednesday night, Dallas police say.

An employee of a gas station in the 200 block of West Camp Wisdom Road, near the border with Duncanville, alerted the mother about 10 p.m. that a man was trying to get into her SUV.

She jumped into the vehicle. When the man didn’t stop, she pulled a gun from the glove box and shot him in the head, police said.

The vehicle then crashed into a utility pole.

The mother was identified by KDFW-TV (Channel 4) as Michelle Booker-Hicks. She told the station she had recently gotten the gun to defend herself.

“I had to do what I had to do to defend what was mine, which are my kids,” she told KXAS-TV (NBC5).

She said she told the man her children were in the back seat and to pull over but he didn’t listen, so she went to the glove compartment and grabbed the gun.

The suspect, 36-year-old Ricky Wright, was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. He faces two counts of unlawful restraint and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. …

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