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Walmart security shoots mother-of-2 shoplifting suspect dead in parking lot as she tries to flee
Daily Mail UK ^ | 8 Dec 2012 | James Nye

Posted on 12/08/2012 10:26:35 AM PST by smokingfrog

A 27-year-old mother of two has been fatally shot by an off-duty sheriff's deputy after he suspected her of shoplifting at a Houston Walmart.

Harris County Sheriff's deputies have said that victim Shelly Frey, Tisa Andrews and Yolanda Craig were stealing when they were confronted by Louis Campbell a 26-year veteran of the force who works as a security guard at the store.

According to Campbell the women ran to their car and when he rushed to open the door, they accelerated away - at which point he fired the deadly shot into the car which hit Frey in the neck.

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Tragically, Frey wasn't even supposed to be at a Walmart that evening.

Earlier in the year she pleaded guilty to stealing shirts and a package of meat from another Walmart and as part of her plea arrangement she agreed to never enter Walmart stores again.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: banglist; crime; frey; katrinatransplant; shoplifting
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And the reaction of the family is ....

Family: Mother suspected of shoplifting at Walmart didn’t deserve to die

.... and if you're a responsibe parent, you don't go out at night and steal from stores or try to run-over people.

1 posted on 12/08/2012 10:26:48 AM PST by smokingfrog
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To: smokingfrog

That’ll learn her.


2 posted on 12/08/2012 10:29:33 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: smokingfrog
Whenever I'm in NYC I try to stop in to B&H Photo,a large and well stocked electronics store.I'm always struck by the fact that they use the NYPD as security guards and as a result I never try to shoplift in that store...unlike in others that I frequent.
3 posted on 12/08/2012 10:34:47 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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To: smokingfrog

I see she had enough money for nose jewelry.

4 posted on 12/08/2012 10:34:49 AM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: smokingfrog

5 posted on 12/08/2012 10:35:12 AM PST by Bratch
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To: smokingfrog

To bad he missed the other two.


6 posted on 12/08/2012 10:37:09 AM PST by maddog55 (America Rising.... Civil War II)
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To: Charles Martel
How do you know that she actually purchased the nose jewelry?
7 posted on 12/08/2012 10:38:05 AM PST by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: smokingfrog
Report: "Walmart security shoots mother-of-2 shoplifting suspect dead in parking lot as she tries to flee"

Response: Good for the security guard.

8 posted on 12/08/2012 10:38:12 AM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Charles Martel

9 posted on 12/08/2012 10:40:27 AM PST by Bratch
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To: smokingfrog

According to this story and others, the “security guard” was an off duty police officer and was in uniform. It’s possible that the officer thought he was going to be run over. We don’t know for sure because writers seem to get foggy when it comes to details that could justify the officer’s actions.


10 posted on 12/08/2012 10:40:33 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: smokingfrog
'Shelly was the perfect mom, perfect friend, perfect daughter,' said her father, Shelton Frey.
11 posted on 12/08/2012 10:40:33 AM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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To: maddog55
To bad he missed the other two.

It's Texas. They'll probably be charged with murder for her death.

12 posted on 12/08/2012 10:40:33 AM PST by Drew68
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To: smokingfrog

A few more incidents like this in select locations around the country and it will be safer to shop at Wal Mart.


13 posted on 12/08/2012 10:42:37 AM PST by petitfour
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To: smokingfrog

What part of taking down a licence plate vs use of deadly force did this BOZO not understand? This lady may be a shop lifter, but last I noticed it did not carry the death penalty.

Killed for a couple of steaks... wonderful...

Guess they train them Off duty cops well on how to kill women, children and dogs. If a citizen should shoot a fleeing theif that poses no threat to their life, they could end up in prison for murder.

I am disgusted at how little life is held as treasure these days. Do something people don’t like and you get the thumbs down in the Arena.

Stupid, stupid man.


14 posted on 12/08/2012 10:42:49 AM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: maddog55
Not bad... it's a start. Plenty more pest control needed, though.

;-\

15 posted on 12/08/2012 10:43:17 AM PST by Gargantua ("Barbie O'Bunga ~ America's First Fly-Strewn, Maggot-Gagging Fag President")
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To: smokingfrog; Travis McGee

EBT FAIL sneak preview. I don’t want to be anywhere near a WalMart when the SHTF. After that security guard runs out of rounds, he’ll be beaten to a bloody pulp by the mob of rabid Obamites grabbing their “fair share”.


16 posted on 12/08/2012 10:44:44 AM PST by TADSLOS (No need to watch the movie "Idiocracy". We're living it.)
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To: FrankR
How do you know that she actually purchased the nose jewelry?

Fair point. I guess she could've swiped the makeup and hair color as well. I'd guess that some Mexican influence is seeping into "beauty parlors" in the Texas 'hood, though, as evidenced by those Sharpie eyebrows.

17 posted on 12/08/2012 10:46:35 AM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: smokingfrog
the women ran to their car and when he rushed to open the door, they accelerated away - at which point he fired the deadly shot into the car which hit Frey in the neck.

The guy was standing in the door, she was driving away. First off, listen to you guys. Kill her the *****! Good riddance! Get a grip guys! This guy was firing at a fleeing car in a walmart shopping lot. No backstop for his bullets! Except a few people pushing shopping carts I guess. This was police state slaughter and you all are jumping on the band wagon. For shame.

18 posted on 12/08/2012 10:47:15 AM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
I never try to shoplift in that store...unlike in others that I frequent.

I hope that you mean something different from what that says...

19 posted on 12/08/2012 10:48:41 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: smokingfrog

Note that the source of this news is Great Britain—not an American source!!!

Who believes that the media isn’t in bed with Obama??? Ha Ha.


20 posted on 12/08/2012 10:49:01 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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Tragically, Frey wasn’t even supposed to be at a Walmart that evening.

Earlier in the year she pleaded guilty to stealing shirts and a package of meat from another Walmart and as part of her plea arrangement she agreed to never enter Walmart stores again.


21 posted on 12/08/2012 10:49:07 AM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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To: Gargantua

Death for shoplifting?

I could have been shot dead in 5th grade.

I assume you folks are not being serious with your responses, at least I hope so. If she was trying to run him over it becomes a different tale. However, my experience with some security guards has left me less than impressed.


22 posted on 12/08/2012 10:49:26 AM PST by sakic
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To: Charles Martel

And a Halloween costume.


23 posted on 12/08/2012 10:50:22 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: Charles Martel
Looks like she gets/got her make-up applied at a Maaco® Paint/Body Shop.
24 posted on 12/08/2012 10:50:39 AM PST by carriage_hill (Don't whiz on the electric fence. Awwwww-yeah!)
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To: Charles Martel

Last time I saw a mouth like that it had a hook in it.

She kinda looks like Devine the transvestite who used to star in old John Watters movies.


25 posted on 12/08/2012 10:51:02 AM PST by History Repeats (sic transit gloria mundi)
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To: Graybeard58
'Shelly was the perfect mom, perfect friend, perfect daughter,' said her father, Shelton Frey.
Hmmm, no mention of the GED or budding DJ star? Guess she wasn't perfect after all.
26 posted on 12/08/2012 10:52:05 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: American in Israel
The article describes the security guard / off-duty cop as running up to the driver's car door or pulling it open, and firing into the car as the driver tried to speed away. Doesn't sound like a good shoot to me, but other prior cases are similar enough that the cop in question probably won't have much to worry about.

The article also says he may have been "knocked off balance" or something, causing the handgun to discharge. Very sketchy, but it sure doesn't sound like a "She was going to run over me..." situation.

27 posted on 12/08/2012 10:52:11 AM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: smokingfrog

I think the real news here is that the “victim,” who is 27 years old, only has children. By 27, I would expect her to have at least 10 or 12.


28 posted on 12/08/2012 10:53:09 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: smokingfrog

Well, she won’t have trouble keeping her promise to not go to another Walmart. I would hope that the other two people with her decide they need to make better choices in the future. And, of course, I am sure we’ll have another protest led by Quanell X soon.


29 posted on 12/08/2012 10:53:09 AM 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: Graybeard58

Perfect criminal who couldn’t hold to the rules of her prior plea bargain for shoplifting at another Wal Mart earlier this year.

Dad—what did you ACTUALLY KNOW about your ‘daughter’?????


30 posted on 12/08/2012 10:53:23 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: Graybeard58

“She was such a good boy.”


31 posted on 12/08/2012 10:53:23 AM PST by NautiNurse (BOHICA)
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To: American in Israel

We used to hang horse-thieves. Gotta say, I hate thieves, gangsters, taggers, all the petty criminals that are turning this country into a sewer. I’m not going to feel bad for people who get hurt or killed while doing this sort of thing.


32 posted on 12/08/2012 10:53:43 AM PST by A_perfect_lady (Great nations are born stoic and die epicurean. -Will Durant)
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To: Graybeard58

As much as I want to see the lady stopped and prosecuted, what she did was not a capital offense.

The officer should have taken down the license of the vehicle, and passed it on to officers on duty when they arrived.

That being said, this was hardly a perfect mom. Perfect moms don’t expose themselves to danger when they are responsible for children at home.

Perfect daughters don’t expose their parents to unreasonable responsibility if they have to go to jail or worse.

Shelton, when you go out to screw with others, it often backfires.

Good daughters may go out dancing, to eat, to see a movie, just to hang with friends, or other positive things. They also do things that involve their children too. They don’t go out to steal.


33 posted on 12/08/2012 10:55:01 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Bratch

I was about to say the same thing. Only a transvesite would wear that much makeup.


34 posted on 12/08/2012 10:55:01 AM PST by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: sakic

They are absolutely serious and post number four is the reason. Very common behavior among a small % of freepers.


35 posted on 12/08/2012 10:55:45 AM PST by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: smokingfrog

This does not sound like a good shoot to me. Legal, maybe, as in TX I think you can use deadly force to protect property (which I support) but shooting in a Wal-mart parking lot? Not a good idea.


36 posted on 12/08/2012 10:56:37 AM PST by Sloth (Rather than a lesser Evil, I voted for Goode.)
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To: smokingfrog

There better be more to this story than this. You don’t shoot someone dead just for shoplifting. WalMart is looking at a giant lawsuit here. Talk about an over reaction.


37 posted on 12/08/2012 10:57:46 AM PST by CityCenter (Compromise is the welcome mat to deception.)
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To: American in Israel

I am in Houston and I saw this on our local news last night. They said the officer was being dragged by the car and feared he was going to go under it and be run over. They showed a photo of his shoes in the parking lot where he was pulled out of them.


38 posted on 12/08/2012 10:58:16 AM PST by Ditter
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To: sakic
If one chooses to shoplift, burgle, or steal one must know there is an inherent hazard of that chosen vocation which includes getting shot...even unto death. We have property rights in this country, at least for now. If you have been a target of serial burglery or theft you realize the police mostly do nothing in recovery of your possessions and it is largely up to you to protect your property.

It is a sad statement that this person, Frey, chose to steal, repeatedly, and that society and common culture has inferred to her that there is ambiguity in whether it is wrong, against-the-law, inherently dangerous to engage in that activity. It should have been so clear to her that she would dare not do such a thing. But, she did, and now many peoples lives, not the least of which her 2 children, will forever be without her. Her choice. Her choices consequences.

39 posted on 12/08/2012 10:59:02 AM PST by Texas Songwriter ( i)
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To: kabumpo
Only a transvesite would wear that much makeup.

And those earrings, which appear to be made from ugly, sequined Mardi Gras neckties from the '70s.

40 posted on 12/08/2012 10:59:02 AM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Moonman62
No -- the writers got it:

After chasing Frey and the other two women to their car, Campbell opened the door and commanded them to stop, but the car was placed in drive and moved forward. 'I think it knocked him off balance and, in fear of his life and being ran over, he discharged his weapon at that point,' said Thomas Gilliland, Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

The police should charge the driver with her death.

41 posted on 12/08/2012 11:00:25 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: American in Israel

Perhaps the officer thought she was someone’s pet dog.


42 posted on 12/08/2012 11:00:39 AM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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To: wtc911; American in Israel

Tried to speed away. Hmmm. Officer standing in the open door.

If she was in a parking space, speeding away would be backing out of that space.

That would put the officer in mortal peril of being knocked over by the door and the angled door guiding him right under the front wheel.

I think I’ll reserve judgement until I have more facts.


43 posted on 12/08/2012 11:02:49 AM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: petitfour
A few more incidents like this in select locations around the country and it will be safer to shop at Wal Mart.

I never go unarmed into a Walmart.

44 posted on 12/08/2012 11:03:20 AM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Ditter
They said the officer was being dragged by the car and feared he was going to go under it and be run over. They showed a photo of his shoes in the parking lot where he was pulled out of them.

Okay, that puts things in a different light.

45 posted on 12/08/2012 11:03:31 AM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: American in Israel
What part of taking down a licence plate vs use of deadly force did this BOZO not understand? This lady may be a shop lifter, but last I noticed it did not carry the death penalty.

The cop was involved with a car, read that weapon, trying to drive away, read that being used as a weapon against him, when he fired his weapon to defend himself from this assault. He had every right to do so and he had the authority of his badge to command them to stop. These ladies, mainly the driver, made a choice not to obey the officer and then to try and run him over with the car. This was not a simple shop lifting situation.

46 posted on 12/08/2012 11:04:18 AM PST by oldenuff2no
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To: American in Israel

You assume the reporter is giving you all of the facts??

How many times did he shoot? Did he even intend to fire the gun? I don’t think we know at this point.


47 posted on 12/08/2012 11:05:28 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Charles Martel

Holy cow.


48 posted on 12/08/2012 11:05:44 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Graybeard58

Tragically, Frey was’t even supposed to be at a Walmart that evening.
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Tragically? Yes, for the Deputy.

Without her promise, chances are she would have been in jail, BUT because she ‘promised’, she was out.

Maybe she had her fingers crossed when she ‘GAVE HER SOLEMN WORD’ to a Judge.

The line ‘Because I am a scorpion and I couldn’t help myself because that is what us scorpions do.’ Comes to mind.


49 posted on 12/08/2012 11:06:58 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: Ditter; American in Israel
I am in Houston and I saw this on our local news last night. They said the officer was being dragged by the car and feared he was going to go under it and be run over. They showed a photo of his shoes in the parking lot where he was pulled out of them.

That makes it self defense in my book, and everyone (except Israel, of course!) has an absolute right of self defense!

50 posted on 12/08/2012 11:07:53 AM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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