A shocking viral video shows a woman stealing a car out of a driveway and shooting a handgun at the owners when they confronted her.
The robbery took place in Adams County, Colorado on Feb. 2, KDVR reports.
Home surveillance footage later uploaded to Reddit’s r/PublicFreakout shows a couple parking a black Volvo along the sidewalk next to a family’s driveway. A woman in a red hoodie runs across the driveway and hops into the driver’s seat of the silver Mercedes, which the family’s son had started a few minutes earlier.
As the woman backs the Mercedes out of the driveway, the family members—a mother and her four children—bound out of the house to confront her. The woman’s son tries to open the driver’s side door as the car thief pulls out of the driveway. He ends up getting dragged across the pavement.
The video then cuts to show the car thief blasting the horn and backing down the street, driver’s side door ajar. She doesn’t make it far, slamming into a stone fixture at the foot of the family’s yard and eliciting screams of horror from a 10-year-old child.
More people gather around the Mercedes, including the driver of the black Volvo. Then, a gunshot rings out. According to KDVR, the car thief fired the gun but hit the ground.
As the family members continue to scream in terror, the Mercedes and Volvo take off in opposite directions.
Nobody was injured in the carjacking. The family involved in the robbery asked to have their identities withheld for security purposes. Anybody with information about the crime is encouraged to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers.
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