Woman shoots man trying to take SUV with kids

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She told KDFW in Dallas her two sons, ages 2 and 4, were in the backseat. Before she returned a man jumped into her vehicle and tried to drive away, but the woman saw what was happening and jumped in the back seat. He would not get out of the auto. "He turned around and looked at me", she told the local media. The mother quickly got back in the vehicle, grabbed a gun from her glove box and shot the would-be carjacker in the face, according to news reports.

"I wasn't necessarily anxious about my auto", Booker-Hicks said.

Wright, who has a long history of violent crimes, is charged with two counts of unlawful restraint and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

Booker-Hicks' two young children were in the back seat of the auto during the frightening ordeal, causing her to quickly jump into action. He was in stable but serious condition Thursday morning, CBS 11 reported, while the mother and two children were unharmed. Two toddlers were inside the SUV. 'I was more anxious about my kids'.

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"I had to do what I had to do to defend what was mine, which are my kids", she told KXAS-TV (NBC5). "I told him that I needed some bullets for my gun and he told me that he was going to go get it", she said.

As of now, police say there are no charges for Booker-Hicks.

What Booker-Hicks did next, she said she didn't even have to think twice about. But he ignored her and carried on her driving. He refused, the mother said, but during the altercation she was able to reach a gun she had in her glove box.

Meanwhile, Booker-Hicks doesn't have a license to carry but was allowed to carry her gun in her vehicle.