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Community Outraged that Store Clerk Shot Man, Surveillance Video Tells Different Story (VIDEO)
guns.com ^ | 29 November, 2012 | dabneybailey

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, that’s 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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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Texas
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Video at the link.
1 posted on 11/30/2012 4:08:55 PM PST by marktwain
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2 posted on 11/30/2012 4:12:41 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: marktwain

hey, it doesn’t show him shoot him. :(


3 posted on 11/30/2012 4:16:11 PM PST by MNDude
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To: musicman

He brought a fist to a gunfight...


4 posted on 11/30/2012 4:18:40 PM PST by jessduntno ("Socialism only works...in Heaven where they don't need it and hell where they have it." - RR)
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To: marktwain

They were looking for trouble. They got it.

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5 posted on 11/30/2012 4:21:44 PM PST by Mears
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To: marktwain

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.


6 posted on 11/30/2012 4:24:24 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: marktwain
How could the clerk possibly know after being viciously assaulted and attacked the suspect was not going to suddenly produce a gun or knife and kill him?

People who physically attack others for no justified reason, should expect severe consequences.

7 posted on 11/30/2012 4:28:33 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: marktwain
Our friend Akrem Azzam is obviously the victim of not enough cheezy '50's Bwana movies being show in his native fill-in-the-blank-istan....

Every cracker knows that when the drums stop something bad is gonna happen with the Ubangi's.

8 posted on 11/30/2012 4:32:10 PM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Grams A
"If Obama had a son like one of these, wonder which one it would be."

If the winds shift in an ugly direction, 'bama said he'd stand with the muslims.

9 posted on 11/30/2012 4:33:09 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: marktwain

...and that’s not a “Community”, it’s a tribe.


10 posted on 11/30/2012 4:33:32 PM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: marktwain; mickie
Three armed companions with the black dude?

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.

Whaddya bettin'?

Leni

11 posted on 11/30/2012 4:37:23 PM PST by MinuteGal (Please Restore Former Format on FR "Latest Posts" Page ASAP !)
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To: marktwain

Houston Trayvon got what he deserved

Too bad the video stopped


12 posted on 11/30/2012 4:37:53 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (Elections do have consequences, young people of America)
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To: marktwain

>Azzam later told police that after he shot Calloway, one of Calloway’s 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.


13 posted on 11/30/2012 4:50:11 PM PST by soycd
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To: A_Former_Democrat

You have to be armed in Houston. If Houston Police showed up within a hour of the first call, it would be a miracle.


14 posted on 11/30/2012 4:51:44 PM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: marktwain
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.....


15 posted on 11/30/2012 4:51:44 PM PST by Iron Munro (Big Moo & Bronco 'Bama = Robbing From The Hood and Boy Blunder)
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To: marktwain

Wow! Read the comments. Lots of black hate. Obama did this.


16 posted on 11/30/2012 5:23:01 PM PST by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN)
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Woo hoo!! Less than $1.3k to go!! We can do this.
130 Donations @ $10.00 each!
Let's put this baby to bed!!

17 posted on 11/30/2012 5:31:05 PM PST by RedMDer (Please support Toys for Tots this CHRISTmas season.)
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To: marktwain

Praying that the perp dies and saves the taxpayers some money


18 posted on 11/30/2012 5:33:43 PM PST by Figment
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To: marktwain
Whoze guns were legal?

Why didn't the thugs open their own BATFE Store?

19 posted on 11/30/2012 5:37:36 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Grams A
As best I have been able to determine, Azzam is a Muslim name.

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

20 posted on 11/30/2012 5:38:32 PM PST by Figment
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To: Joe 6-pack
If the winds shift in an ugly direction, 'bama said he'd stand with the muslims.

I doubt the Muslims will be standing with the sons of Obama.

21 posted on 11/30/2012 5:50:56 PM PST by Drew68
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To: Feckless

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7xwZJ4pjFk

Like a good stompin’?

:)


22 posted on 11/30/2012 5:51:19 PM PST by Salamander (If animals could speak, mankind would weep.)
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To: Grams A
Interesting confrontation. As best I have been able to determine, Azzam is a Muslim name. So we have a Muslim and a Black.

Not really interesting. In many urban areas, the hardworking Arab Muslim shop-owners are the only law-abiding folks around. Believe me, there's little solidarity between these two ethnic groups.

23 posted on 11/30/2012 5:53:50 PM PST by Drew68
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To: Figment
Many , if not most of these middle eastern store operators are actually Chistians who were persecuted in their homeland

I would say many but not most. There's plenty of Muslim shop owners. There just not Jihadis. After Bush opened the floodgates to Muslim immigration post 9/11, many came here simply for a chance to prosper.

There's a Muslim gas station owner by my house. I stop by after work every night to pick up a couple of 4-Lokos. He's a good guy. Calls me "boss". Has no problem selling me alcohol. Then again, I'm white so I'm not really a threat unlike the black youth who shoplift (and are the reason he spent a great amount of profit installing a bulletproof plexi-glass barrier).

24 posted on 11/30/2012 5:58:53 PM PST by Drew68
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To: marktwain

What a weak assed punch!

No wonder he got shot in the stomach! The store clerck just flinched and the gun went off.


25 posted on 11/30/2012 6:10:02 PM PST by Randy Larsen (Aim small, Miss small.)
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To: Salamander

Been years since I heard that! :)


26 posted on 11/30/2012 6:18:10 PM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: marktwain
if you are going to use a firearm to defend yourself, one would be wise to make an effort to avoid confrontation rather than invite it in the door
27 posted on 11/30/2012 6:25:56 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: MinuteGal

These things are so damned predictable, any more. A “white Hispanic” in the mix would have made things so simple for the whores.


28 posted on 11/30/2012 6:28:00 PM PST by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: marktwain; All

Looks like more Black Ku Klux Klan Racism.....

Maybe if the Black community would police their own...a lot less of them would get shot by people defending themselves.

You can bet the liberal media will side with the Black Racists over a Middle Eastern person


29 posted on 11/30/2012 6:48:42 PM PST by SeminoleCounty
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To: marktwain

Mistake number one...living or working in downtown tribal Houston (our Detroit). Unfortunately, the DA down there will do everything possible to press charges and prosecute. Two places you don’t want to shoot someone in Texas, even in self defense, Insane Austin and Tribal Houston. They will prosecute and make it miserable even if eventually they lose the case .... legal prosecutor misconduct and harassment.


30 posted on 11/30/2012 7:30:52 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (The law of unintended consequences is an unforgiving and vindictive b!tch!)
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To: Drew68

4-Lokos...Dear God why?


31 posted on 11/30/2012 7:33:14 PM PST by EEGator
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To: marktwain

Some of these same “community” protestors thought it was just fine when Crystal Scott shot Jonathan Ables through her car window at a gas station. (Houston, Sept. 2012) The dead man (no weapon) was tried in the media while his body was still warm. NAACP and NAACP-linked attorney showed up right after the shooting. MSM has NO interest in reporting on “911 tapes”, surveillance video, witness statements, how many times he was shot, did she get our of her car at the busy gas station and shooting him more than one time, etc. a big NOTHING from the MSM.


32 posted on 11/30/2012 8:05:50 PM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: marktwain

There’s a reason the owner kept the store locked and protected with bulletproof glass. Would be interesting to see the crime stats for that ‘hood.


33 posted on 11/30/2012 8:12:35 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: marktwain

Protest held “8000 block MLK”

You can’t make this stuff up.


34 posted on 11/30/2012 8:24:06 PM PST by Dr.Deth
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To: EEGator
4-Lokos...Dear God why?

Because T-Bird just ain't what it used it used to be.

35 posted on 11/30/2012 10:02:53 PM PST by Drew68
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To: Drew68

True story. May I suggest MD 20/20 or 40oz of Old E?


36 posted on 11/30/2012 10:24:03 PM PST by EEGator
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To: Hoodat

If you ever go to Houston, better walk right
Keep your hands in your pockets and your gun belt tight
You’ll be asking for trouble if you’re looking for a fight
If you ever go to Houston, boy you better walk right


37 posted on 12/01/2012 12:19:56 AM PST by jessduntno ("Socialism only works...in Heaven where they don't need it and hell where they have it." - RR)
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To: Feckless

Funniest comment this week! Lifting a bit of the 0-relection blues


38 posted on 12/01/2012 12:28:04 AM PST by dennisw ( The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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