66°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Mom shoots man trying to take SUV with kids inside

1 year 3 months 1 week ago Thursday, July 05 2018 Jul 5, 2018 July 05, 2018 2:27 PM July 05, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: CBSDFW.COM
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say a woman shot a man in the head who was trying to steal her sport utility vehicle with her two children inside.
  
Police say 36-year-old Ricky Wright got into the woman's vehicle Wednesday night in a gas station parking lot. The woman jumped in the vehicle and told the suspect to stop. When he didn't, she pulled a gun from her glove box and shot him once in the head. The vehicle then crashed into a pole.
  
Wright has been charged with two counts of unlawful restraint and one count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
  
Police say Wright was hospitalized in serious but stable condition, but that the woman and children weren't injured.
  
No charges have been filed against the woman.

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days