Texas Father Shoots Carjackers to Save Wife and Infant Children

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by Joshua Ford | 24News

Two teenagers attempted to rob and carjack the wrong family. The incident was caught on video footage available below.

An armed Texas dad shot and injured two 16-year-olds who allegedly crept up behind the vehicles as the family was arriving at their home in Houston.

The teenagers attempted to open the car’s rear door where two infants were seated — both only 1 year old. The mother was seated in front.

The father fired several rounds and hit both suspects. His wife drove off in an attempt to get away.

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the father feared for the safety of his family. Watch the clip below:


Both suspects are said to be stable and in fair condition.

More on this story via The Post Millennial:

Local news reports that “The father, who happened to be armed, fired several rounds through a rear window and hit both suspects, according to deputies. His wife then continued driving to get away”…


Fox News reports that Sheriff Gonzanles said, “A car pulled up after the shooting driven by an [unknown] male believed to be with the suspects. Both wounded suspects were taken to hospitals by private vehicles. Both suspects are teens,16 yrs old. Both are said to be stable & in fair condition.”

Local KHOA news obtained Ring doorbell camera footage which captured the incident. The action is in the distance but four gunshots can be heard along with the lamentation and wailing sobs of the alleged perpetrators. An investigation is open but the father has not been charged with any crime as the police say he was acting within his rights of self defense.


One thought on “Texas Father Shoots Carjackers to Save Wife and Infant Children

  1. As it should be. Men and women are responsible for the safety of their children and each other. The man did right. Protected his family against evil-doers. Hits in the dark, good job.
    Attempted kidnap, felony robbery, grand theft, etc. Too bad these boys will be turned loose in weeks or months, instead of decades.

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