Pregnant Mom Leaps From Window Clutching Toddler To Escape Gun-Wielding Father-In-Law!

Thu, May 5, 2011 2:11pm EST by 8 Comments

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Terrified Amber Carter had already watched Dennis Carter Sr. shoot her husband and mother-in-law, and feared she, her son Mason and her unborn child were next.

Dennis Carter Sr. caught up with the pair and opened fire as mom-to-be Amber and 2-year-old Mason clambered out of the window of their Louisiana home, hitting them with a total of twelve bullets before they tumbled to the ground below. Is this terrifying tale every mom’s worst nightmare?

“I’m thinking, ‘This is it. He’s going to kill us,” Amber says, describing her desperate attempt to escape the rampage back in 2009.

Amber and Mason made it to the ground alive, only to find Dennis Sr. had raced down the stairs to confront them again. He then shot Amber in the back on the sidewalk and Mason died in her arms.

Dennis Sr. later turned his gun on himself, adding himself to a list of victims that included his wife Donna, son (Amber’s husband) Dennis Jr. and his grandson Mason.

Amazingly when paramedics arrived at the grisly scene they found Amber was still alive and after an emergency Caesarian section she gave birth to her three-months premature baby daughter Aubrey Marie.

Two years, a 78-day stay in the hospital and 10 operations later, Amber is now partially paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair.

And she’s furious that more wasn’t done to stop Dennis before it was too late — revealing he had been arrested three times for domestic abuse and violating a protection order.

Speaking on The Today Show, Amber says, “The judicial system does not protect wives in domestic violence situations.”

But she appreciates that both she and Aubrey, now 20-months-old,  survived the wrath of her evil father-in-law, adding, “It’s brought us so much grief, but we have Aubrey and she’s doing well. That makes us happy.”

Do you think wives and moms get enough protection? Share your views HollyMoms!

– Ian Garland

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Posted at 3:38 PM on December 17, 2011  

Considerably well executed article!!

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Posted at 3:10 PM on December 17, 2011  

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Posted at 11:02 AM on December 17, 2011  

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Posted at 12:37 AM on May 6, 2011  

this is the saddest story i’ve read in awhile. that must be devastating, to lose nearly your entire family in one tragic incident. how selfish of the killer…to kill others and then to kill himself. don’t take others down with you. ugh.

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