Skip to comments.Community Outraged that Store Clerk Shot Man, Surveillance Video Tells Different Story (VIDEO)
Posted on 11/30/2012 4:08:45 PM PST by marktwain
Community members are up in arms in southeast Houston, demanding justice for a 21-year-old man who was shot by a store clerk during an altercation Monday night. What happened? The young man punched the clerk in the face.
According to KHOU news, Alexander Calloway and his two cousins were trying to enter a gas station at 3:30 a.m., but the store was locked. The young men got into an argument with the clerk, Akrem Azzam, through the bulletproof exterior counter. Azzam eventually unlocked the door to speak with Calloway, which was admittedly unwise. Still, thats no excuse for what happened next.
Azzam confronted Calloway, the two getting chest to chest, apparently arguing (in the video it looks like Calloway was the aggressor). Calloway reached back and hit Azzam in the face, and in turn Azzam pointed his handgun at Calloway and shot him in the belly.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. So, what is surveillance footage worth? Probably a not guilty verdict.
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hey, it doesn’t show him shoot him. :(
He brought a fist to a gunfight...
They were looking for trouble. They got it.
Interesting confrontation. As best I have been able to determine, Azzam is a Muslim name. So we have a Muslim and a Black. Not surprising, Quanell X took the side of the Black kid. If Obama had a son like one of these, wonder which one it would be.
People who physically attack others for no justified reason, should expect severe consequences.
Every cracker knows that when the drums stop something bad is gonna happen with the Ubangi's.
If the winds shift in an ugly direction, 'bama said he'd stand with the muslims.
...and that’s not a “Community”, it’s a tribe.
Hey, after a punch in the chops I'd shoot first and and let the cops ask all the questions later.
The biggest question will be "whose side will the Drive-By Media take, the black's or the Muslim's"?
The mediawhores will be turning themselves into pretzels trying to figure who to defend and who to smear.
Houston Trayvon got what he deserved
Too bad the video stopped
>Azzam later told police that after he shot Calloway, one of Calloways cousins approached the store and opened fire though the security window. The store clerk was not hit. Police said that man was arrested and is facing aggravated assault charges.
In a sane world, the cousin shooter would be facing attempted murder charges.
His skin must be the correct color to skate with minimal charges I guess.
You have to be armed in Houston. If Houston Police showed up within a hour of the first call, it would be a miracle.
Let's see - I have three options:
- Ignore the idiots and stay away from the window in case they have guns
- Call 911
- Open the door
Hmmm.. I think I'll open the door.....
Wow! Read the comments. Lots of black hate. Obama did this.
Praying that the perp dies and saves the taxpayers some money
Why didn't the thugs open their own BATFE Store?
It's definitely a mid east name. Not necessarily a muslim name. Many , if not most of these middle eastern store operators are actually Chistians who were persecuted in their homeland