While he was running, he shot at the woman who then returned fire at the suspect.
“And you out here armed and dangerous? No, I don’t condone that,” Adriane said.
Surveillance footage of the exchange went viral when thousands of people shared the story and video across social media.
Adriane said jail is the safest place for her son.
“I want to thank you, young lady, for not coming out of that door and shooting my baby on sight,” Adriane said.
Adriane said her son may not apologize for his bad choices, but she will.
“I am so sorry, I don’t know how to say it enough. I am sorry that your visit to Memphis had to be like that because of my disobedient, disrespectful child,” Adriane said.
Derriontay Perry is in jail with a $100,000 bond. He is charged with aggravated assault and aggravated robbery.