Dr Phil April 29 2013 Recap
On April 29 2013, Dr Phil talked to Shawna, who was shot at point blank range 21 years ago. She suffered injuries and disfigurement that haunts her everyday life. Jerrie Jones, her attacker, was only 14 at the time. She decided to turn her life around and asked for forgiveness.
Dr Phil: Shawna Shot By Jerrie Jones & Confronting Fear 21 Years Later
Shawna was shot in the face by Jerrie Jones during a grocery store robbery. She remembers the trauma in detail and remembers her anger at Jerrie Jones. Shawna’s dreams were killed and she now lives with being called a monster.
Dr Phil: Jerrie Jones Felt Like a Victim, Used by Mark Strickland
Jerrie Jones said that as a teen she was taken advantage of. Mark Strickland organized the robbery and gave her the gun. He said the guns weren’t loaded, but the trigger was sensitive and the gun went off in Shawna’s face. Jerrie came face to face with Jerrie Jones for the first time in 21 years.
Dr Phil: Shawna Confronts Jerrie Jones & Learns to Forgive Attacker
Shawna and Jerrie came face to face and told each other how they feel. Shawna told Jerrie that it isn’t fair that she has to walk around with the evidence on her face while Jerrie gets to walk under the radar. Jerrie asked for forgiveness and the women got closure.
Dr Phil: Shawna Forgives Jerrie Jones, Gets Post-Traumatic Stress Help
Dr Phil asked Shawna if she would like supplementary post-traumatic-stress disorder help. She said she is feeling much better after confronting Jerrie Jones.