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Pistol-Packing Nine-Year-Old Indiana Boy Stops Carjacker!

Jan. 10 2018, Updated 11:35 a.m. ET

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A courageous boy scared off a carjacker when he stuck a pellet gun to his head!

Kevin Cooksey and his son, Larry Larimore, pulled into a convenience store in Kokomo, Ind., to grab something for his wife.

But while Cooksey was in the store, he spotted an intruder ripping open the door to his truck — with Larimore, 9, inside and the engine still running.

“When I saw my truck door open, I was like, ‘Oh, my God, what am I going to tell my wife?’” Cooksey recalled. “I was thinking: I hope my son knew what to do!”

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Luckily, lionhearted Larimore rose to the occasion when the villain entered the vehicle.

“I pulled out the pellet gun and pointed it to his head!” the gutsy kid said.

The thug then leaped out of Cooksey’s truck and jumped into another nearby car, which also had its engine running.

Cooksey quickly hopped into his truck, and he and Larimore gave chase.

“I wanted to go catch the guy,” Cooksey said. “It’s just one of those instincts to help out somebody else.”

Hurtling through the streets at speeds of 70 mph, the bad guy “was doing donuts, zig-zags, almost flipped,” recalled little Larimore.

After a few miles, the suspect crashed — and Larimore and his dad ran him down.

“I just like helping people because it’s kind. If my grandma was here, she would have me do the same,” Larimore proudly said.

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