Price said the carjacking took place as he was returning home from work about 11:30 p.m. Sunday. He said a pickup truck suddenly pulled in behind him at the gate of his southwest Houston townhome community
in the 3700 block of E. Ashford Villa Lane.
"It kind of blocked me in, lengthwise," Price said. "Right then and there, I knew something was wrong. I tried to get away, but I couldn't
Two men got out of the pickup and approached, one positioning himself on the passenger side while the other motioned toward Price from the driver's side.
"He told me to unlock the door, but I wouldn't do it," Price said.
He finally was persuaded, however, when the man opened his jacket, pulled out a sawed-off shotgun and pointed it at him
Price said he got out, twisting his knee when he tripped over a flowerbed beside the front gate. The two carjackers jumped into the Toyota and drove south on Dairy Ashford.
"I just couldn't believe it. It just happened so fast," Price said. "They were very professional — cool, calm and collected."
He said he reported the carjacking immediately and spoke Monday with a Houston police who told him that officers were "looking into it."
Police called Price about 7:30 a.m. today to tell him his car had been found.
"It was totaled and in San Antonio," he said.
Price said he learned about the police chase after speaking with a state trooper in San Antonio.
Even though he wasn't responsible, Price said he was horrified about the fatal crash involving his stolen car.
"I don't want anybody to be killed. I'm sorry about that," he said. "Those guys (the carjackers) were desperate. They really didn't care about anybody else