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A San Antonio mom has a long road to recovery after surviving a road rage shooting

29-year-old Michelle Dominguez instantly jumped within the again seat to protect her daughter when bullets began hitting their automotive.

SAN ANTONIO — Michelle Dominguez’s automotive is a fixed reminder of the day that modified her life. The bullet holes that tore via the automotive door are nonetheless there. Dominguez is paralyzed from the waist down after surviving a road rage shooting. 

It occurred off of I-35 and Theo Avenue on town’s south facet final November simply earlier than getting into the freeway. 

“I guess we got in his way and he didn’t like that,” mentioned Dominguez.

She instantly jumped within the again seat to protect her daughter when the bullets began hitting their automotive. Any second later, and she or he mentioned it may have been her 7-year-old that was shot. 

“No one at that age should every witness anything like that, especially from your mom.” 

Her husband drove her to Mission Trails Baptist Hospital the place they met police. 

Her recovery within the hospital was full of machines and tubes. At one level, Dominguez mentioned she was too weak to even choose up a cellphone and test in with family and friends. 

After three months recovering within the hospital, she was in a position to come house. 

“I’m here in one spot, and everyone’s just walking back and forth, pacing here and there, doing their thing.” 

The household arrange a GoFundMe to assist elevate money to purchase a wheelchair accessible van. Dominguez hopes to begin bodily remedy quickly and is remaining optimistic after docs mentioned she had a 6% likelihood of strolling once more. 

As for the suspect, Michelle says police informed her they made an arrest.
San Antonio Police may solely inform us they despatched this case to the district legal professional’s office, and eventually test, that they had no different data to share.

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