By The Daily Caller. . .Michelle Booker-Hicks was at a gas station in Dallas on Wednesday night when the attendant alerted her that a carjacker had begun to drive her car away, reported Dallas Morning News. She was able to jump into the back seat and after a brief altercation, she pulled a gun from her glove compartment.
The suspect, Ricky Wright, 36, was shot in the head and immediately crashed the vehicle into a utility pole. Wright was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
“I should have just emptied the whole clip but I didn’t. I didn’t. I just wanted to give him warning shot, that was it,” Booker said to KTVT-TV. “I’m not a killer or anything like that, but I do believe in defending what’s mine.”
(Read more from “Man Tries to Steal Car With Kids Inside — Then the Mom Shows up and Grabs Her Gun” HERE)
‘I Had to Do What I Had to Do,’ Says Dallas Mom Who Shot Man Trying to Steal SUV With Kids Inside
By Dallas News. 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. . .
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. . .
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.
The woman and her children, ages 2 and 4, were not injured, police said. (Read more from “‘I Had to Do What I Had to Do,’ Says Dallas Mom Who Shot Man Trying to Steal SUV With Kids Inside” HERE)