Girl Uses Her Body As Shield To Save Baby Brother From Getting Shot

KTNVPublished: May 10, 2018
Published: May 10, 2018

A ten-year-old girls springs into action to save her baby brother when they get caught in crossfire during a shootout. Their mother was shopping at a Walmart while the kids were waiting for her in the back of the car in the parking lot. This was not a usual shopping day for this family as the shootout started right next to them, and the next few moments meant life or death.

Aaliyah Inghram, the oldest daughter in the family, who was sitting next to her brother who was strapped in the car seat right next to her, when she heard the gun battle, she made a decision that probably saved his life. She fully stepped into the role of a protector as bullets ricocheted through her mother’s car.

Using her body as a shield, the brave girl had thrown herself on top of her 18-month-old brother to protect him from the bullets. In the process, Inghram was hit in the behind. She didn’t realize she was shot until she saw the <a href="
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"I was thinking that have to save the baby, I don’t want him to get hurt” - Inghram says and she is just glad her baby brother was not hurt. Her little brother may not understand just what she did or how much she sacrificed for him, but one day he will.

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