Shooting Victim: "I Thought I Was Going To Die"

A woman shot in the face says she thought she was about to die.

Shawana Pittman, 24 year-old, was shot over the weekend while hanging out in her sister's Greenville neighborhood. She was released from the hospital Tuesday.

Shawana's brother Travis was also shot. He is still in the hospital recovering.

Shawana says one second they were hanging out with family and friends, then she heard gunshots. Next thing she realized she was one of the ones that had been hit. Shawana told her mom, "I was just like mom I'm about to die, I'm about to die, I'm scared, and my mom held me and started hugging me and just said hold on baby hold on."

David Andrews, 16 years-old, is now in jail facing attempted murder charges for the shootings.


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  • by Tracy Location: Enfield on Nov 11, 2009 at 04:40 PM
    Shawana and Travis Pittman are my first cousins. Neither of them deserved what happened and whoever did this should pull several years for this. I WILL CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR YALL!!! LOVE YA
  • by latoya on Nov 11, 2009 at 06:06 AM
    shawana and t.j. piitman are my cousins and they did not deserve this and they are both in my prrayes.
  • by JaLeesa Location: Greenville on Nov 10, 2009 at 08:13 PM
    I know Shawana and I want her to know I am praying for her and her family through this difficult time. I was just watching the news and had to do a double take because I could not believe that was you on the news. Best wishes. JaLeesa Reed
  • by scary ! on Nov 10, 2009 at 04:48 PM
    scary for that poor mother! glad they are going to be alright. its sad that a 16yr old made such a stupid decision that will ruin his life forever.
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