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A woman tracked down her stolen car and killed the carjackers outside a gas station in St. Louis, Missouri on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

Demesha Coleman, 35, of Spanish Lake, was arrested and charged with two counts of murder, one count of assault, and three counts of armed criminal action after she shot and killed alleged carjackers Darius Jackson, 19, and Joseph Farrar, 49 outside a Speedie Gas station in St. Louis, Missouri on Wednesday, Dec. 21, FOX13 Memphis reported.

Farrar's body was found next to a gas pump with a gunshot to the torso. Meanwhile, Jackson's body was found on the ground next to the car, also shot in the torso. A third man also sustained a gunshot to the head during the shootout. However, despite being shot at, the man survived the incident. It remains unclear which of the three men may have stolen Coleman's vehicle.

On Wednesday, Dec. 21, Coleman approached a Hyundai Tucson at a St. Louis Speedie Gas station with a man who was also carrying a weapon. After she approached the vehicle, Coleman opened the door with her gun raised and started shooting.

When questioned by investigating officers, Coleman told detectives that she went to the gas station to recover her stolen vehicle. She has no prior criminal history, FOX 10 Phoenix reported.

Thefts of Kia and Hyundai vehicles have surprisingly increased this year after a TikTok video showed users how to use a USB cable to hot wire the vehicles. The number of thefts that police and parents have attributed to this trend has also prompted a class-action lawsuit against carmakers.

In Oct, four teenagers died after they allegedly stole a Kia Sportage and crashed it in upstate New York.

"They’re very easy unfortunately to steal," Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said addressing the deaths of four teenagers.

"You can look up the information that’s been put out there," Gramaglia continued. "There are numerous cities across the country that are looking at looking into or have filed lawsuits against Kia because of the ease that they are able to steal these cars."

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