(NEWSER) – Knowing the features of a Dodge Challenger appears to have paid off for a car salesman at a Houston dealership on Monday. It's a crazy story: Police say that two men kidnapped the salesman during a test drive and forced him into the trunk, reports ABC13.

At some point, the man popped open the trunk from the inside using an emergency latch, reports KPRC. "The two suspects got out, tried to put him (back) in the trunk," says Houston police Lt. Larry Crowson, per KRON. "He didn’t feel like he wanted to go back in the trunk, got in a fight with them, was able to get the pistol away from one of the suspects, and shoot one of the suspects.” (Other news reports say it's unclear whether anyone got shot.)

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