One group of Florida thug teens were confronted by a very angry father after they attempted to kidnap his teen daughter.
Amber Brackney, 17, was leaving her home Tuesday evening when she found her driveway blocked by barrels.
Amber suspected that they were there for the wrong reasons and stayed in her vehicle, maneuvering around them to get down the street — without exiting her car.
Her father, Terry Brackney, heard a commotion outside and grabbed his gun, running outside to find a group of thugs trying to break into his garage.
Via the Daily Mail: Cops believe the teens had ‘concocted a plan to kidnap the teenage daughter’ by trying to force her to leave her car to move the barrels, so they could grab her.
Mr Brackney, 51, opened fire on the group who fled into the woods, according to Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office.
He later discovered they had been unscrewing some of his security lights, possibly for a second kidnap attempt.
A neighbor, who witnessed a ‘suspicious car’ fleeing from the scene, called the cops who stopped the 2016 White Jeep Liberty on Highway 4 and made a felony traffic stop.
Inside were four suspects: Keilon Johnson, 19, Austin French, 17, 16-year old Tyree Johnson, and 15-year old Kamauri Horn. They were armed with a knife, guns and a roll of tape.
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office released a statement: ‘The goal was to first force her out of her car by blocking the road with barrels and garbage cans. (However their intended victim drove around the barrels and kept going.)
‘They then planned to head to her house, confront and subdue her father – who they believed to be wealthy – and rob the home.’
All the teens have been charged with attempted kidnapping and attempted home invasion robbery.
Johnson was booked into the Okaloosa County Jail while the others are being held at the Department of Juvenile Justice facility.
The home where the attempted abduction took place is valued $400,000 on Zillow.
But photos on Brackney’s social media profiles show him redesigning the interior.
He runs the family-owned Brackney Funeral Service.