A chaotic series of events that unfolded in Kaufman, Texas, on Saturday led to the death of a nurse who was trying to save her son's teenage friend.
Pediatric nurse June Nalls died in a head-on collision as she rushed her son's friend to the hospital after he'd been shot and wounded by a neighbor.
Pete Frosch caught Nalls' son and a friend cutting through his yard to get to a party, so he grabbed his .38 caliber handgun and shot at them. One of the boys was hit under his arm.
As Nalls, 41, drove the boy to the hospital a car drifted into her lane and struck her pickup truck, killing her, just east of Kaufman.
A Kaufman County sheriff's spokesman says the shooting victim was taken by helicopter to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas and was in stable condition.
Police said the 15-year-old was struck beneath his left arm by a shot fired through the front window of Frosch. Police said Frosch, 74, apparently fired because he saw someone he didn't recognize a few feet away from his home.
Police say the teens were not committing a crime when the shot was fired. Francis said the case would be referred to a grand jury.
The driver of the car that collided with June Nalls' vehicle was arrested and charged with failure to stop and render aid.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.