Skip to comments.GA:Gas station clerk shoots, kills robber
Posted on 06/26/2013 10:47:17 AM PDT by marktwain
VILLA RICA, Ga.
A robbery took a deadly turn Tuesday night.
Police said a clerk shot and killed a man trying to steal money. It happened at a gas station on Dallas Highway about 2 miles off Interstate 20 in Carroll County.
Channel 2 Action News had the only camera there as Villa Rica police investigated at the Junior Food convenience store.
Police said 10 minutes before the clerk was about to close the store, a man walked inside wearing a ski mask and a hooded sweatshirt. The robber pointed a gun at the clerk and went straight for the cash register, police said. They said the robber was so preoccupied with grabbing the money from the cash register, he forgot about the clerk who also had gun.
Police said while the suspect was stealing the money, he took his eyes off the clerk and lowered his gun. At that time, the clerk seized the opportunity, pulled his own gun out and shot the robber.
The man died from his injuries. Police are not releasing his name but said he was 19 years old.
Investigators do not plan to pursue charges against the clerk.
Lets hope yet another Traydmark was put under the dirt today. Less criminals re-committing crimes is a good thing....and saves millions if not BILLIONS in taxpayer money.
One less SLUM thanks to Gas station clerk.
“Becoming distracted for a few seconds is a common occurance during armed robberies.”
Yeah, funny how that works. Have a look at this. Makes the case!
Score one for the good guys.
Good shooting, Citizen. Civilization thanks you.
I am just waiting for someone to say he was an aspiring rapper, who loved his mother, and was turning his life around.
Just wanted some skittles..really..but his SNAP card was empty
Car wash will be held on Saturday at the Hip Hop Record video store.
Was he one of those Paula Deen people?
Sadly...the owner of Mobley Jewelry...Mitch Mobley...was shot and killed by robbers today in the same town. I grew up one town east from Villa Rica.