11/27/2013

Robber forces an employee to his knees and points gun at the employee's head, stopped by concealed handgun permit holder

Amazingly, the family of the wounded robber is claiming that the customer, with the concealed handgun permit who may have saved the store employee's life, should have just walked out of the store and ignored what was happening.  From Fox 10 TV in Mobile, Alabama:
The family of a suspected thief is lashing out after their son was shot during an armed robbery. 
Relatives of Adric White, 18, believe the Good Samaritan who opened fire should have “just left the store.”   
FOX10 spoke exclusively with a customer who stepped in to rescue employees held at gunpoint Tuesday, November 12. 
The Good Samaritan, who we are not identifying, told FOX10 News he was shopping at the Family Dollar on Stanton road when he noticed a masked gunman leading one of the employees to the front of the store. 
“He had the gun to his head. He had him on his knees,” said the man. “I drew my gun on him and I said 'Hey don't move.' At that point he swung around and before he had a chance to aim the gun at me I fired. I didn’t want to shoot him.” . . . 
A family member who did not want to be identified said White should have never been shot to begin with. 
“If his (the customer) life was not in danger, if no one had a gun up to him, if no one pointed a gun at him - what gives him the right to think that it's okay to just shoot someone?” said the relative. “You should have just left the store and went wherever you had to go in your car or whatever.” . . .

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Blogger Jim Pook said...

“If his (the customer) life was not in danger, if no one had a gun up to him, if no one pointed a gun at him - what gives him the right to think that it's okay to just shoot someone?” said the relative. “You should have just left the store and went wherever you had to go in your car or whatever.” . . .

WOW! That has got to be the dumbest statement I've ever seen.

Obviously Mom was not bright enough to teach her son any smarts - holding a gun to the head of a store employee (or anyone) and having him on his knees is a pretty valid invitation to getting shot without warning.

Personally, I would have shot the guy square in the head to make sure he didn't reflexively pull the trigger.

11/27/2013 2:15 PM  
Blogger Blaine Holzer said...

Why would anyone care what the robbers moronic family members think? "Lashing out"? Are we supposed to take their comments seriously? Is that the "politically correct" thing to do? This country is literally dying from "political correctness" and affirmative action!

11/27/2013 9:16 PM  

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