KOKOMO, IN — A Kokomo man made a dumb mistake — he left his car unlocked, with the engine running, with his nine-year-old inside.
A thief attempted to capitalize on his mistake, but wasn’t planning on the little man’s stalwart, pellet gun-based defense.
The resulting scrap led to a different car being stolen, and an entire high-speed chase.
As WTHR reports:
All of this started at the One Stop Express on the corner of Washington and Jefferson in Kokomo, then ended at the American Tool Rental on South Lafountain Street.
Kevin Cooksey and Kyle Sparling stopped by the One Stop as strangers for different reasons… They didn’t know they’d end up leaving together and chasing after someone they say tried to steal both their cars.
“When I saw my truck door open, I was like, ‘oh my God, what am I going to tell my wife?’” said Cooksey. That’s because Cooksey’s 9 year old son, Larry Larimore, was inside – with the engine running. “I was thinking, I hope my son knew what to do in that situation,” said Cooksey.
“As soon as he opened the door, I got scared,” said Larimore. “So I pulled out the pellet gun and pointed it to …Read the Rest
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