“Oh no mommy, I don’t want them to take my piggy bank or my toys,” her daughter said during the ordeal.
“She did the right thing,” commented Detroit Police Chief James Craig. The woman’s husband says he is happy his family is safe.
“If I hadn’t prepared my wife for this kind of situation, I could have came home to a family that was gone,” he said, noting that he gave her the weapon only two weeks ago and trained her in its usage.
Two of the teens are facing charges; a third is currently out on bond. The two are in custody at a juvenile detention center.