Dr Phil: Confronting Jerrie Jones, Shawna’s Shooter
When she was a teenager, Jerrie started hanging out with a friend that introduced her to Mark Strickland. Strickland had robbed Ken’s Grocery Store several times. He told the girls that it was easy and gave them the necessary materials to rob the place. Jerrie was given a gun but Mark Strickland told her there was no ammunition in it.
What Happened When Jerrie Jones Robbed Ken’s Grocery Store?
Jerrie was robbing Shawna when the gun went off. She didn’t think that it was loaded and doesn’t remember holding it to her face. She said that after the gun went off she took the money and ran.
When remembering the robbery, Jerrie was very upset. She can’t believe that the gun was loaded and regrets what happened. She went to jail for felonious assault and robbery for six years. Once in jail, Jerrie decided to turn her life around. She said she takes full responsibility but it was never her intention to hurt her.
Is Jerrie Jones a Victim?
Jerrie Jones said she feels that she has paid her debt to society and Shawna. She is sorry but doesn’t think of Shawna. She said, “God has closed out that part of my life. I’ve been moving on and moving forward with my life.”
Jerrie said that a lot of what Shawna said is skewed. She claims that she never kicked Shawna on the ground or put a gun point blank on her face. She doesn’t remember cursing at Shawna. Jerrie said she was a victim as much as Shawna. She is glad that Shawna is still alive, but she was used by Mark Strickland and wants to set the record straight.