Skip to comments.TX:Police: Baytown convenience store clerk shoots would-be robber
Posted on 05/13/2013 4:03:44 PM PDT by marktwain
BAYTOWN, TX (KTRK) -- Baytown police were investigating a shooting at a convenience store Saturday, and whether or not it's linked to other armed robberies in the area.
The store at Alexander Food Store on North Alexander has been robbed before and that's why the clerk was prepared with a gun. Police say a confrontation between the gunman and a female store clerk around 11am ended with the alleged gunman in the hospital.
"We heard, 'Pow! Pow!'" witness Christina Odom said. "He just fell backwards like that."
Baytown police say a man in his 40s ran into the food mart wearing a mask, brandishing a handgun and demanding money.
"The clerk, in fear for his life, pulled a weapon of his own, pointed it at the suspect and demanded him to drop his weapon," Baytown Police Department Lt. Eric Freed said. "The suspect failed to do so and the clerk shot at least one time."
The suspect tried to get away, but police say he had been shot in the stomach. He collapsed on the concrete and was taken to the hospital.
"Too bad he didn't complete the job," customer BJ Keys said.
Police say the suspect seems familiar. They're checking to see if he's connected to other recent robberies in the area.
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feamle store clerk was in fear for his life?
female store clerk was in fear for his life?
Sex change; nothing to it.
A typo obviously but we still need to make sure theses stories get out there.
People must be aware of the every day good of guns Particularly criminals who should take reason to rethink their life of crime.
Transgender from San Francisco???? Lol.
“Too bad he didn’t complete the job,” customer BJ Keys said.
It got me to thinking about an advertising campaign,
“Criminals. If you commit a crime here, you could get killed. Armed citizens will kill you. It’s not worth it.”