Volusia County librarian woman who wanted to gun down a motorcyclist after she intentionally knocked him down was killed in self-defense by the motorcyclist.
Over the weekend, a pregnant Volusia County librarian was slain in an apparent road rage incident in Orange City. Investigators on the other hand have determined that the aggressor is the victim.
Sara Nicole Morales, 35, was shot outside her home after she drove home to obtain a gun after a confrontation with a motorcyclist, according to authorities. Morales was involved in an altercation with a motorcyclist on N. Volusia Avenue shortly after 5 p.m. on Saturday, according to Orange City police officers.
Morales was driving a blue Kia when she purposely hit the motorcyclist in the 1400 block of N. Volusia Ave., according to investigators and then left the scene southbound on US Highway 17-92.
Morales was pursued by the motorcyclist and a witness to the junction of 17-92 and Wisconsin Avenue where they attempted to persuade her to come to a stop. According to investigators, the motorcyclist and a witness proceeded to pursue Morales to her house while simultaneously notifying law enforcement.
When Morales arrived at her house, she went inside to get a gun, according to police, and a fight ensued in the street. The motorcyclist shot Morales numerous times.
The motorcyclist, who has a concealed weapons licence stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators, according to police.
Morales was transferred to Halifax Health Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries after Orange City Fire Rescue rushed to offer medical attention on the spot. Morales was four to five months pregnant, according to her friends and family. She is survived by a fiance and 11-year-old daughter.
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