Family of Suspect Shot During Robbery Speaks Out, Angry Suspect Was Shot by CCW Holder
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Here we go again. Earlier in the month, an armed, good Samaritan stepped in to save the lives of Dollar Store employees who were being held at gunpoint by an armed gunman.
According to the original Fox 10 news story,
The customer, who we are not identifying for safety reasons, said he was shopping at the Family Dollar store along Stanton Road Tuesday, November 13 when he noticed a robber leading one of the employees to the front of the store.
Instead of hiding or running away, the man said he reached for his gun and moved closer. He said the crook was demanding money.
“He had him (the employee) on his knees with the gun to his head,” the customer told FOX10. “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.”
The suspect lived through the incident, and is being treated at an area hospital for his injuries.
Now, the family of the suspect who was shot is speaking out (why is this becoming a trend?!).
According to a follow up article by Fox 10,
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.”
FOX10 had interviewed White’s parents but they later called and demanded the video not be aired.