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Keith Davis in his own words

Keith Davis is recovering from his gunshot wounds. The DMN has an article with some quotes from Keith.

As Dallas Cowboys safety Keith Davis gingerly leaned forward Sunday evening to touch the bullet still lodged in his right thigh, he revealed a blood-splattered pillow.

"My head has been leaking, but that's OK," he said. "I've got a big head, and my braids still look good," he said with a chuckle. "As soon as I realized I got hit, I started applying pressure to the spot. I was a kinesiology major in college. I guess I learned something from all of those courses."

Ugh. His head is leaking? That's an image I didn't need, but it's good that he is able to joke about it.
"I was driving down 635 talking with a friend, and I had just passed a truck when I heard a pop and the back window shattered," Mr. Davis said. "I just put my head down and mashed the gas, and told my friend to get down.

"Then I heard boom! boom! boom! boom! boom! It was so loud. I got on the tollway and drove about halfway to the hospital before I pulled over and let my friend drive."

The whole thing is a like a scene out of a movie.

"I wasn't going to go home, but I had missed church the previous Sunday," said Mr. Davis, "and we've got training camp coming up, and I didn't want to miss another Sunday. We were going to get home in time to change clothes and head to church."

OK, I know there's been some debate about what Davis was doing and why he was out at 5 AM. Davis has come forward and explained what he was doing and that is good enough for me. But I will say this one thing, and by saying it I'm not implying anything else, it's just a fact that has me confused. Why would this be thought of as a carjacking? It seems weird to me that someone would attempt a carjacking while the victim is driving his car down a highway. Don't carjackings usually occur when a car is stopped, or at least moving very slow? If you shoot someone who is driving a car - on the interstate when you can expect them to be moving at a pretty good clip - isn't the likelihood if they die or are severely injured that the car will crash and be wrecked?

I'm not saying that anything we've been told isn't true, but the carjacking angle does have me a little confused. Can anybody out there shed a little light on this for me?

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