Terry Caffey is a survivor of a brutal murder attempt.
He survived being shot five times and the arson that burned down his Alba, Texas, home. His wife Penny and their two young sons, 13-year-old Matthew, whom everyone called Bubba, and 8-year-old Tyler, did not.
ABC’s new TV series, “Final Witness,” recreates the 2008 tragedy Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET from court documents and interviews with those involved, and Caffey detailed what happened that fatal Friday night for “Nightline.”
“I am sound asleep in my bed and just immediately the gunshots went off,” he said. “It was so loud and it’s even hard to describe. I mean, can you imagine someone standing over you and shooting when you’re sound asleep and now you’re being attacked in your bed?”
Caffey said his wife had been shot first. She was found facing their bedroom door.
“The first few bullets hit her and then I raised up and I threw my body out and I took a few rounds in the upper body part and the chest and I got shot in the face. And I was blown out of bed,” he said.Continue Reading on abcnews.go.com