GLENDALE, Ariz. – Carolann Miracle says it is a day that she will never forget.
Early Monday morning, Miracle was leaving a gas station with her family when she met Frank Taylor, who asked her for a cigarette.
Miracle says that Taylor put the gun to her neck and told her not to move, but he likely didn’t know that she was also armed.
At that point, Miracle says she knew she had to act to protect her family.
“I dropped my soda, released my gun from my holster and cocked it. I shot him and ran in the opposite direction,” she told KNXV.
Taylor later died, which is something that Miracle is still dealing with to this day.