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WATCH: Lumberton Carjacker caught on video running over and killing another man

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A video is surfacing on social media that shows an incident that was reported last month in Lumberton, North Carolina, on West Fifth Street.

In the video, a good Samaritan, Jonathan Adam Lecompte, 38, opened fire on 28-year-old Ricky Alex Driggers in an attempt to prevent Driggers from carjacking another vehicle.

Moments later, Driggers mowed Lecompte down.

‘Don’t get in the goddamn truck, fool!’

Lecompte could be heard yelling at Driggers before he started shooting at him. Next, the video shows Driggers backing up in the white truck.

Moments later, Lecompte could be heard yelling to bystanders, “Get out the way, he is going to run into us!”

The truck could be heard speeding forward and striking Lecompte, sending him airborne.

Lecompte was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Lumberton carjacker charged with first-degree murder

Ricky Alex Driggers
Ricky Alex Driggers

Driggers is charged with first-degree murder, larceny of a motor vehicle, fleeing to elude arrest, and two counts of attempted common law robbery in the incident that led to the death of Jonathan Adam Lecompte, 38, as stated in a news release from the Lumberton Police Department.

The release stated that at 10:29 a.m. on Thursday, law enforcement learned of an attempted carjacking in the 4100 block of West Fifth Street. Officers were responding to the call when they received information that the suspect had struck a person in the parking lot of Go Gas in the 2600 block of West Fifth Street and was attempting to carjack another vehicle at a nearby McDonald’s, as stated in the release.

Officers pursued the fleeing suspect until he crashed the stolen vehicle on Selma Road near N.C. 41, according to police.

Driggers is being held in the Robeson County jail without bail, according to the release.

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