TX Concealed Carrier Shoots and Kills 1 of 2 Armed Street Robbers

April 10 2013
by GSL Staff
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Source: chron.com Archive: WebCite.org

A TX resident was walking down the street at around 10:30pm after concluding an evening of shopping when a truck pulled up along side of him.

One of the occupants of the truck got out, pointed a gun at the resident and demanded he turn over all of his possessions.

After the would be victim heard the man inside the truck tell the other suspect to shoot him, the victim drew his own concealed handgun and opened fire on the suspected robber, who jumped back into the truck.

The victim managed to alert nearby police of the situation who detained the occupants of the truck. One of the occupants was suffering from gunshot wounds and was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck and a third passenger where taken into police custody and charges are pending.

The would be victim, who shot and killed the suspected robber, has not been charged with any crime.

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