Dramatic video shows woman fighting off armed carjackers

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A woman in Atlanta fought off two armed teens who tried to steal her Camaro.

A 25-year-old woman fought off two teens who tried to carjack her at gunpoint in Atlanta - a foiled attack that was caught on dramatic surveillance video.

Surveillance footage shows Jasmine Warren giving money to a homeless man as she walks back to her car at a northwest Atlanta gas station late Saturday night.

From around a corner, two teens in white hoodies pounce, threatening her at gunpoint and hitting her as they try to steal her car.

She backs away, holding her keys behind her and trying to fight them off. Even after one grabs the key out of her hand, she keeps fighting.

One teen gets behind the wheel, and she yanks open the car door and pulls him out as the second teen tries to help.

Warren said one of the teens kept telling her he was going to shoot her.

"I tried to reach for the gun, grab the gun, but he grabbed me back down," the woman told Atlanta station WSB-TV.

Eventually she grabbed the key in the ignition, breaking it in half. After stealing the car was no longer an option, they fight Warren for her phone and take off.

Warren knows she could have been killed, but said she wasn't afraid.

"What made me not fear him was when I looked into his eyes and I could tell that he was afraid himself," she said.

Warren, who works with troubled teens, had a simple message for the would-be carjackers: "If you need help, come find me. I would love to help you even after the fact that you've done that to me. I don't care. I will still help you."

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