A woman who spent nearly a half-decade in prison for shooting and killing her husband is now spreading her message of self-defense against domestic violence.'I snapped. I was very scared,' Sandra Musgrove said, talking about the night of March 18, 2007.The mother of six said she and her husband, David Lubben, were living in Kentucky and that night he was acting strange and was being abusive, prompting her to grab her gun. This woman tells me she shot & killed her husband in self defense. After serving time in prison, she is now on a mission @ActionNewsJax pic.twitter.com/czrWAyIJY4— Danielle Avitable (@DanielleANjax) March 22, 2017 PHOTOS: 'Asian Town' complex coming to Regency Square Mall 'I shot him. I snapped and I shot him,' Musgrove said.But she said the abuse wasn’t something new.'My husband had been abusing me for five years. He threw shoes at my kids and abused my kids,' Musgrove said.Musgrove said she was arrested that night.She was sentenced to five years in prison for reckless homicide after taking a plea bargain.According to reports from the sentencing hearing, the judge said this wasn’t a classic case of self-defense since Lubben was shot in the back.'I was so scared, I had never been in trouble before in my life, I didn't know how to handle the situation,' Musgrove said.Three and a half years later, she left prison with a mission to spread awareness about domestic violence.She said she drove to Amelia Island from Kentucky with messages marked on her van because she believes she can reach more people here because of tourism. She drove from Kentucky to Amelia Island to spread awareness about domestic violence & share her story @ActionNewsJax pic.twitter.com/XbQqKGm0qe— Danielle Avitable (@DanielleANjax) March 22, 2017 LOCAL NEWS: St. Johns County homeowner told she has to take down Blue Lives Matter flag 'I would like to be a leader to help women like that and men, both male and female, and men and women are victims of this,' Musgrove said.According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some form of physical violence by a significant other and domestic violence accounts for 15 percent of all violent crime.“If I can save another person’s soul, that means the world to me,' Musgrove said.Musgrove said she will most likely be in the area until May.