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Police: Store owner kills three suspects (Houston jewelry store)
KTRK ^ | 12/16/2010 | Christine Dobbyn

Posted on 12/16/2010 2:18:08 PM PST by TSgt

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Police say a store owner shot and killed three suspects during an attempted robbery of his jewelry store.

Police were called to Castillo Jewelry on Canal Street and North Hagerman Street around 2pm after two customers had entered the store inquiring about some jewelry. A third customer entered with a gun, then stated it was a robbery.

The two customers then pulled guns and pushed the owner's wife to a back room, tying her up. As they tried to force the owner back as well, the owner was able to pull a handgun and shoot and kill one robber. He then pulled a shotgun that killed the remaining two suspects.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: bang; banglist; dead; houston; justice; niceshots; robbery; tx
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Score three for the good guys!
1 posted on 12/16/2010 2:18:11 PM PST by TSgt
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To: TSgt

3 suspects? Were any of them guilty?!!


2 posted on 12/16/2010 2:18:53 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: TSgt

Oh, yeah. Where’s the “He needs range time” guy?


3 posted on 12/16/2010 2:20:26 PM PST by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks Right-Wing.)
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To: TSgt
The part where he produces the shotgun is my favorite part, but an excellent tale all-in-all.
4 posted on 12/16/2010 2:21:04 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (DEFCON I ALERT: The federal cancer has metastasized. All personnel report to their battle stations.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Oddly enough, in the story they are described as “customers”. I guess this is an exception to the rule, “The customer is always right.”


5 posted on 12/16/2010 2:22:08 PM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Socialists are to economics what circle squarers are to math; undaunted by reason or derision.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

As heart-warming as a Dickens tale.


6 posted on 12/16/2010 2:23:55 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: TSgt

Good! They touch the wife they die!
The left hates this. In lefty-la-la land they want the poor downtrodden victim crook to waltz right in and take whatever he wants from the eeeevvvviiiillll oppressor capitalist pig.


7 posted on 12/16/2010 2:23:59 PM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Liberalism is against human nature. Practicing liberalism is detrimental to your mental stability.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I’d say that the perps he shot with the shotgun need to pull themselves together.


8 posted on 12/16/2010 2:24:03 PM PST by Mr. Lucky
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To: TSgt

This man should be given the key to the city.


9 posted on 12/16/2010 2:24:21 PM PST by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: TSgt

A rare ‘hat trick’ off the rink.


10 posted on 12/16/2010 2:24:28 PM PST by JPG (Sarah dedicated her new book to Trig: "I'm glad you're here.")
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To: TSgt

A jewelry store on Canal? I am shocked!


11 posted on 12/16/2010 2:24:49 PM PST by Ditter
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To: TSgt

Man, that is one ghetto-looking “jewelry store”!


12 posted on 12/16/2010 2:24:48 PM PST by rogue yam
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To: TSgt

Hat Trick!!!!!!


13 posted on 12/16/2010 2:25:16 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: TSgt

A triple! Nice shooting.


14 posted on 12/16/2010 2:26:51 PM PST by Reagan is King
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To: WOBBLY BOB
The perps' grandmas say: "They were such good boys. The proprietor had no right to take the law into his own hands. He should have let the police handle it after he and his wife were murdered."
15 posted on 12/16/2010 2:27:22 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (DEFCON I ALERT: The federal cancer has metastasized. All personnel report to their battle stations.)
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To: TSgt

Now THAT is impressive. Give the owner the keys to the city and an award.


16 posted on 12/16/2010 2:27:53 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: TSgt

In the words of Dr. Pete Venkman ... “Nice shootin’, Tex.”


17 posted on 12/16/2010 2:28:43 PM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: TSgt

I love a good gun control thread.

Three kills in a confined location is exceptional. The shooter likely thinks “exceptional” is somewhat less the proper description of his action at this moment.


18 posted on 12/16/2010 2:29:06 PM PST by mmercier (whenever, wherever)
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To: Squantos; Gilbo_3; NFHale
Happy Ending (sniffle, sniffle) ping! :-)
19 posted on 12/16/2010 2:32:17 PM PST by hiredhand
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To: Eaker; shibumi; thackney; Salamander; TheOldLady; Larry Lucido; 50mm

Nice bit of good news here..


20 posted on 12/16/2010 2:32:17 PM PST by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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To: TSgt

I guess that the perps didn’t count on the owner being combat effective.


21 posted on 12/16/2010 2:32:43 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: TSgt

Google street view
22 posted on 12/16/2010 2:34:05 PM PST by Plutarch
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To: mmercier
shotguns usually do the trick, not many stories where you here someone survived being shot with a shotgun. Probably just to many darn holes to patch em up.
23 posted on 12/16/2010 2:34:10 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Ditter
A jewelry store on Canal? I am shocked!

Joyeria Castillo.

24 posted on 12/16/2010 2:35:05 PM PST by SeeSac
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To: TSgt

Very well done!


25 posted on 12/16/2010 2:36:56 PM PST by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing leftists and their fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: TSgt

Nice!


26 posted on 12/16/2010 2:37:11 PM PST by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: TSgt

2 more and he’ll be consicered an ACE


27 posted on 12/16/2010 2:38:15 PM PST by maine yankee
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To: TSgt

The owner was shot in the gun battle in the shoulder and abdomen and was taken to Ben Taub Hospital.

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Prayers for the owner. A gut shot is not easy to get over.


28 posted on 12/16/2010 2:38:31 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in your bedroom IS my business.)
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To: TSgt

Pure self defense. The husband/store owner did what he had to do to save their lives.

The perps had already tied up the wife and she and her husband could identify the perps - if the husband hadn’t acted, both he and his wife would have been murdered.


29 posted on 12/16/2010 2:39:10 PM PST by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: al_c
Musta been a lot of rounds fired if the hero had drop his pistol while under fire and get his shotgun. Must have emptied the hand gun and was lucky to have the back-up piece handy.

It'd be interesting to hear a round-by-round account of the action.

Three against one. Damn...

30 posted on 12/16/2010 2:39:48 PM PST by Huebolt (It's not over until there is not ONE DEMOCRAT HOLDING OFFICE ANYWHERE. Not even a dog catcher!)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
shotguns usually do the trick, not many stories where you here someone survived being shot with a shotgun. Probably just to many darn holes to patch em up.

Which is why the shotgun was actually the most popular gun in the Old West, not the six shooter as Hollywood would have you believe.

31 posted on 12/16/2010 2:40:15 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (Had God not driven man from the Garden of Eden the Sierra Club surely would have.)
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To: TSgt
Wow, three to one, armed, hit twice, remains engaged and prevails! Whatta guy!

Speedy recovery Mr. Castillo.

32 posted on 12/16/2010 2:40:35 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Sarah and the Conservatives will rock your world.)
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To: TSgt

This should be a Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie.


33 posted on 12/16/2010 2:42:21 PM PST by denydenydeny (Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views, beyond the comprehension of the weak-Adams)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Were they “honor students” or “aspiring” rappers?

Or were they undocumented immigrants?


34 posted on 12/16/2010 2:43:16 PM PST by Frantzie
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To: TSgt

He needs to get the “Joe Horn” Award of Public Service.

Joe shot a couple of perps for those not familiar.

Gotta Love Texans! You mess with us, you get what is coming to you!


35 posted on 12/16/2010 2:44:15 PM PST by stickandrudder (Another Bitter-Clinger! God-Family-Tribe)
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To: Frantzie

DREAM act poster children.


36 posted on 12/16/2010 2:45:05 PM PST by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
What is significant, in my small mind, is that only the bad guys got hit.

Hit and killed.

I have a Beretta that could kill the bad guys, and everyone else (by mistake) in one room and the next...

It is all about “gun control” and balls.

Not firepower.

37 posted on 12/16/2010 2:46:24 PM PST by mmercier (he waits, while saving me)
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To: Frantzie

Probably ‘AMISH’.

(You know the rules) 8)


38 posted on 12/16/2010 2:50:49 PM PST by plinyelder ("I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: TSgt

Good shootin’, Tex!


39 posted on 12/16/2010 2:51:00 PM PST by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: mmercier
I have a Beretta that could kill the bad guys, and everyone else (by mistake) in one room and the next...

Must be a .45. Those things will take down three dudes with one shot!

40 posted on 12/16/2010 2:52:12 PM PST by SeeSac
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To: Squantos; Gilbo_3; NFHale
I should have mentioned prayers up for the store owner. He was wounded in the shoulder and abdomen. He's expected to recover. :-)
41 posted on 12/16/2010 2:52:17 PM PST by hiredhand
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets; ATLDiver

OK, that’s some funny stuff right there! LOL!


42 posted on 12/16/2010 2:52:33 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
shotguns usually do the trick, not many stories where you here someone survived being shot with a shotgun. Probably just to many darn holes to patch em up.

At close range there is usually only one big hole.

43 posted on 12/16/2010 2:52:42 PM PST by calex59
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To: stickandrudder

You’re messin with the bull, now ya gonna get the horns!!


44 posted on 12/16/2010 2:53:27 PM PST by refermech
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To: rogue yam

Hmmm... sometimes “Jewelry Store” is used as a euphemism for “pawn shop.”


45 posted on 12/16/2010 2:54:08 PM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: TSgt

How many perps does does it take to get to the center of body bag?
Boom! ah one, Boom! ah two, Boom! ah three

Three


46 posted on 12/16/2010 2:54:11 PM PST by montyspython
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To: TangoLimaSierra

Not much range time needed with a shotgun.

What this guy really needs is a good cleanup crew.


47 posted on 12/16/2010 2:55:05 PM PST by Max_850
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To: TSgt

Three points goes to Civilization!


48 posted on 12/16/2010 2:55:05 PM PST by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: calex59

Carnes asada


49 posted on 12/16/2010 2:55:11 PM PST by montyspython
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To: Inyo-Mono

Moreover, if you were short o’ shot, you can put just about anything down the barrel of a scatter gun.


50 posted on 12/16/2010 2:56:33 PM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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