Karen was shot on Interstate 95

Episode 33,  Sep 27, 2019, 07:00 AM

Karen found herself in a surprising situation. She was sitting on the side of the road – Interstate 95 in Jacksonville, Florida. She was holding a blanket to her face because she was bleeding. But she didn’t know what had happened. A police officer told her she had been shot. There was a sniper shooting at random cars. Nine cars were hit and six people were injured. And a manhunt was started.

One summer day in Jacksonville, Florida, Karen got the surprise of her life. She was with her friend Sheryl. They were pulled over on the interstate, I-95, and Karen was holding a blanket to her face. She was bleeding, and she didn’t even know what had happened. In short time, she learned from a police officer that she had been shot.

And she wasn’t the only one. Nine cars that afternoon, on that section of I-95, had been hit by bullets from an unknown source. Six people were injured. And the manhunt was on for the shooter, a 16 year old boy, who was eventually caught and arrested.

Karen and I talked about what happened that day, what it feels like to be shot in the face, and the lucky break she caught when she was taken to the ER. And at the end of our conversation, Karen gives the scoop on her area of expertise, angel investing and the Compassionate Capitalist Movement.

Links:

Original news story

Compassionate Capitalist website

Karen’s book

The Compassionate Capitalist Podcast

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