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  • Robber Forgets To Pull Down His Mask - 54 sec clip

    03/29/2017 6:03:37 AM PDT · by bogusname · 5 replies
    A Washington D.C. robber made a big mistake during an armed robbery of a convenience store, one that could very well cost him his freedom.
  • Man mugged at an ATM returns minutes later and hits the robber with his car, takes his money back

    09/22/2016 2:12:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/21/14 | AP & Snejana Farberov
    Man mugged at an ATM returns minutes later and hits the robber with his car, takes his money back and leaves the bloodied suspect lying in the street**SNIP** The driver, who had his wife and young child in his white Chevy Cobalt at the time, sped off, but later realized that his debit card was still in the ATM, so he returned to look for it, thinking the robber was long gone, reported But the married dad was in for a startling surprise. Investigators say the perpetrator showed up again, this time brandishing a knife. That is when police...
  • Foiled robber threatens to blow up bank, claims to be with ISIS

    05/03/2016 4:54:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    nbc-2 ^ | 5/3/16 | staff
    Collier County sheriff's deputies apprehended a man claiming to be with ISIS who tried to hold up a bank in Golden Gate Estates. Deputies said he demanded cash at the BB&T location at 15285 Collier Blvd., and threatened to blow up the bank. The man left in a car which was later spotted on Rockledge Road, where he was taken into custody 10 minutes later with no cash. The FBI is being notified of the ISIS claim, and Collier deputies said it's been "some time" since they had a threat of an explosion.
  • Family Livid After Homeowner Shoots And Kills Teenage Burglary Suspect (He had no money)

    03/16/2016 3:39:23 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 70 replies
    KFI AM 640 ^ | March 15th 2016 | KFI AM 640
    17-year-old Trevon Johnson was shot and killed by a 54-year-old homeowner when she saw him climbing out a window in her home. According to CBS Miami, the unidentified homeowner was alerted to a break-in by her home security system. You have to look at it from every child’s point of view that was raised in the hood. You have to understand… how he gonna get his money to have clothes to go to school? You have to look at it from his point-of-view. Waht-da-heck?
  • Deputies: Woman shoots and kills would-be Craigslist robber

    11/29/2015 3:15:01 PM PST · by Libloather · 64 replies
    WBTV ^ | 11/26/15
    AIKEN, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a man trying to rob a couple who thought they were going to buy a car off Craigslist has been shot and killed. Aiken County deputies said in a news release that officers are looking for the second robber after he ran away following the shooting Wednesday afternoon. Investigators say the would-be robbers pulled out a gun and demanded money when they met the couple at an Aiken gas station where they planned to buy a car listed on the Internet site. Deputies say while the gun was pointed at the man, his girlfriend...
  • NOT SO FAST: Lyons resident gives alleged robber a beating

    11/13/2015 8:57:32 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 16 replies
    the Finger Lakes Times, Geneva, NY ^ | Posted: Friday, November 13, 2015 10:00 am | Mike Hibbard
    LYONS — Talk about getting more than he bargained for. A Rochester man who tried to rob two Lyons residents at gunpoint with a BB pistol Wednesday night ended up getting injured — and later arrested by Wayne County sheriff’s deputies — when one of the residents put up a fight. Muhaimin Muhammed, 48, was charged with two counts of second-degree attempted robbery, second-degree assault, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree burglary. All are felony charges. Deputies said the incident happened about 11 p.m, when Muhammed entered a home on Geneva Street in the village of Lyons, confronted...
  • Firefighter Takes Down Armed Robber In Gas Station

    07/15/2015 2:25:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies ^ | July 15, 2015 | Michael Berry
    Firefighter Takes Down Armed Robber In Gas Station VIDEO ONLY ON LINK
  • Robber killed by former CNN journalist in attempted robbery reportedly identified

    07/03/2015 3:40:36 PM PDT · by rikkir · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/3/2015 | No author listed
    The man shot and killed by a former CNN journalist at an Albuquerque motel was reportedly identified by police Thursday night. Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Tanner Tixier said Tomorio Walton, 27, was involved in the shooting, the Albuquerque Journal reports. Walton was on parole in Memphis, Tennessee before fleeing police. Officials are unsure how long Walton was in the city for. Former CNN anchor Lynne Russell said her husband Chuck de Caro, and Walton exchanged gunfire after the man entered their room at a Motel 6 on Albuquerque’s western edge and demanded jewelry.
  • Fargo man locked out of car allegedly uses opportunity to rip off rescuing locksmith

    03/14/2015 5:11:32 AM PDT · by skeptoid · 7 replies
    Grand Forks Herald ^ | Mar 13, 2015 at 9:26 p.m. | Emily Welker
    MOORHEAD, Minn. – A Fargo man is accused of stealing the tools from a locksmith who helped him after he was locked out of his car in the Target parking lot here Wednesday.

    01/13/2015 10:27:24 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 133 replies ^ | Jan 10,2011 | AWR HAWKINS
    On January 11, a robbery suspect put a gun to the head of a DeKalb County, Georgia pizza delivery woman, ordered her to the ground, and got shot in the face when the woman pulled her own gun in self-defense. According to Channel 2 Action News, police found the suspect–24-year-old Donquaz Devon Stevenson–“nearby with a gunshot wound to his face.” He “was arrested and charged with armed robbery.”
  • Robber gets beat.

    10/17/2014 3:06:46 PM PDT · by RedStateRocker · 13 replies
    facebook | 10/17/2014 | unknown
    Love it. Idiot snatching purse on a bus, gets his due. A1 multitasking by the bus driver Post by Being Latino.
  • James Chambers: Scratch-off winner accused in armed robbery

    05/31/2014 10:45:37 AM PDT · by Cementjungle · 12 replies
    WPBF ABC 25 ^ | 05/30/2014 | WPBF
    A man who went in to claim a winning scratch-off ticket Friday was arrested on charges related to the armed robbery of a gas station in which scratch-off tickets were among the items stolen.
  • Jamaica:Alleged robber shot and killed in St Vincent

    03/24/2014 1:24:39 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies ^ | 17 March, 2014 | NA
    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (CMC) – A 24-year-old man, who was on bail for robbing an insurance worker in January, has been shot and killed, police said. They said Kwesi Ryan died in his mother’s arms after he was shot several times by a masked assailant early Monday. His mother, Brenda Ryan was not injured after the gunman entered her yard firing several shots at the victim. “He died in front of my eyes. I can’t explain to anybody how I feel,” said Ryan, who, like her son, were trapped against a galvanize fencing as the gunman repeatedly shot at them....
  • Roanoke City Police investigate Orange Avenue shooting

    02/02/2014 7:23:46 PM PST · by marktwain · 3 replies ^ | 30 January, 2014 | Erin Brookshier
    Roanoke City Police are still investigating a shooting that happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night. It happened at the Paradise Deli Mart near the corner of Orange Avenue and 18th Street. Police tell WSLS the shooting happened after an attempted robbery. The store clerk told police that he saw the man pull a weapon, but was able to shoot him in self defense. No word right now where the man was shot, but he was able to run about fifty yards away where police apprehended him in a nearby alley.
  • Robber with fake gun shot by victim with CCW permit

    01/24/2014 9:13:20 AM PST · by Paul46360 · 23 replies
    WZZM TV ^ | 1-20-14
    "GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- A man who tried to rob someone with a fake gun is in the hospital after he was shot by his intended victim."
  • MO:Police: Intruder shot in residential armed robbery in Grandview

    01/21/2014 7:40:27 PM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies ^ | 9 January, 2014 | Sam Hartle
    A police broadcast indicated that Thursday night, two men armed with handguns were reported to be involved in an armed robbery at a home in the 12300 block of W. 3rd Street in Grandview. The two suspects fled the scene in a black Toyota 4-Runner SUV. Initial reports indicated one of the two suspects may have been shot in the arm by the victim in the robbery.
  • IL:Police: Robber killed by clerk after exchange of gunfire

    12/23/2013 8:27:03 PM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies ^ | 11 December, 2013 | NA
    Police say Demarcus Brandon was armed with a handgun, and tried to rob a cell phone store in the 1700 block of East 87th Street Tuesday night. The store’s owner who also had a handgun himself shot and killed him.
  • WI:Madison store clerk points gun at robber, suspect runs away

    12/23/2013 7:34:32 PM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies ^ | 3 December, 2013 | NA
    The clerk did hand over some cash, but then the robber asked for more. That's when the clerk displayed the handgun and the robber left.
  • Jamaica:Robber shot dead on Omara Road

    12/23/2013 4:20:31 PM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies ^ | 21 September, 2012 | NA
    According to community members the two men tried to rob a man who turned out to be licenced firearm holder. They were caught by surprise when the victim turned his gun on them shooting one of the robbers multiple times.
  • CA:Suspect’s Gun Falls Apart During Robbery

    12/05/2013 10:55:36 AM PST · by marktwain · 45 replies ^ | 2 December, 2013 | Cecilio Padilla
    The other suspect then started grabbing money from the cash register. As the suspects were leaving the business, a round was fired into the display cabinet. Near the door, police say that the suspect tried to fire off another round into the ceiling, only to have the gun fall apart. Parts and live rounds from the gun fell to the floor, and the suspects ran from the store. Police say the two ran off in an unknown direction.
  • Prosecutors: Pizza robber tracked down on Facebook

    11/30/2013 5:48:17 PM PST · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 11/30/13 | Mitch Smith
    A West Side man accused of stealing a pizza at gunpoint was tracked down by the phone number he used to order the football-shaped pie, police and prosecutors said. Jamokae Smith, 22, allegedly held the two people delivering his pizza at gunpoint on Nov. 9 in the 5000 block of West Wabansia Avenue in the North Austin neighborhood. As the delivery workers approached the home, prosecutors said, Smith emerged from a nearby gangway and pointed a gun at them while another robber ran off with the pizza and $13 cash.
  • Philadelphia Store Clerk Loses Job After Fighting Off Robber?!

    11/26/2013 5:03:20 AM PST · by DBCJR · 5 replies
    “Once he started to come at me with a weapon, I was pretty much left with no other choice but to get physical with this guy,” Burwell said. He was later fired for not adhering to Wawa’s policy regarding robbery which tells clerks to immediately surrender the money if anyone is trying to rob the store.
  • Pakistan:‘Robber’ lynched after two killings in Landhi

    11/04/2013 6:58:21 AM PST · by marktwain · 3 replies ^ | 1 November, 2013 | Imtiaz Ali
    According to the Awami Colony police, three robbers riding a motorbike pulled up near the restaurant soon after the arrival of its owner’s son, Mukhtar Ali Lashari, from a bank. They demanded cash and opened fire on him and his father, Jan Mohammed, when he resisted. They also killed the owner of the neighbouring barber shop, Ayaz Sultan, while fleeing. In the meantime, a big crowd gathered there and opened fire on the suspects, leaving one of them dead. They thrashed another one who took shelter in a nearby house while the third suspect escaped. However, according to DIG East...
  • TX:Would-be robber shot by off-duty deputy in north Houston

    11/04/2013 4:58:24 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies ^ | 30 October, 2013 | Simon Gutierrez
    HOUSTON (KTRK) -- An off-duty reserve deputy from Louisiana shot and wounded a suspected robber in north Houston overnight. (snip) Authorities say the deputy pulled out his gun and shot the robber in the neck. His condition is unknown at this time. The deputy and his brother left the scene and called 911. Investigators are not sure if the robbery was a setup.
  • TX:HPD: Suspect shot in neck after trying to rob off-duty reserve deputy

    10/31/2013 5:56:40 PM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies ^ | 30 October, 2013 | Larry Seward
    HOUSTON -– A robber chose the wrong person to try and steal from and ended up getting shot, Houston police said late Tuesday. According to officers with the Houston Police Department, it happened as two brothers were in their car outside an apartment complex on Northborough Drive at Rushcreek Drive. As the men waited for a girlfriend to come outside, the would-be robber walked up and pushed a gun through the driver’s window. Police said the driver, an off-duty reserve deputy from Louisiana, pulled out his gun and opened fire. The suspect was shot in the neck and was sent...
  • Pizza delivery driver shoots, kills armed robber trying to steal cash

    10/26/2013 5:59:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 47 replies ^ | 23 October 2013 | Kimberly Craig
    REDFORD, MI - When James Wethers heard three gunshots around 11 p.m. Monday night, he looked outside and saw a frantic pizza delivery driver and a man face down on the driveway across the street from his Michigan home. Redford Township police say the pizza delivery driver opened fire as he was being robbed by 20-year-old Tajuan Boyd.
  • FL:Victim opens fire on armed robbery suspects

    09/22/2013 6:19:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies ^ | 18 September, 2013 | NA
    NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) -- An armed robbery victim turned the tables on the three men who targeted him outside a South Florida night club when he chased after them with a firearm, authorities said. According to police, the victim was standing next to his vehicle outside the parking lot of Dean's Gold, a gentlemen's club located at 2355 N.E. 163rd St. in North Miami Beach, around 3 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities said an armed man approached the victim, who was waiting for his wife, and demanded that he remove his money and jewelry. Fearing for his life, he handed...
  • FL:Police: Gunman shot during home invasion robbery

    09/22/2013 6:14:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies ^ | 13 September, 2013 | Staff
    A home invasion robbery Thursday night in northwest Gainesville ended with one gunman being shot multiple times and another culprit fleeing and remaining on the loose, police reported. At around 10:47 p.m., the two men forced their way into an apartment in the Georgetown Apartments complex, located at 1324 NW 16th Ave., the Gainesville Police Department reported. The men were brandishing firearms and went immediately to the back bedroom, where two women were sleeping, and demanded money, striking one of the women in the head with a pistol, police said. Meantime, a man who had been in the kitchen when...
  • TX:Homeowner holds burglar at gunpoint; Additional suspects arrested in Tyler

    09/03/2013 8:39:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Smith County, TX — Several burglars were caught in the act of stealing from a house on Wednesday afternoon. It happened on Smith County Road 4142 near Lindale, just after 1:00 p.m. “According to preliminary reports, the homeowner arrived at his residence and discovered five men in his home who were in the process of burglarizing it,” said John Moore, public information officer for the Smith County Sheriff's Office. At first, the homeowner says he didn't know they were burglars, but knew something was suspicious. "They said they were with an energy company and wanted to know if I needed...
  • NC:Robbery suspect shot by clerk in north Charlotte

    09/03/2013 8:33:05 AM PDT · by marktwain · 15 replies ^ | 30 August, 2013 | Steve Lyttle
    A 21-year-old man killed by a north Charlotte convenience store employee Thursday night is the second alleged robber shot to death at the store in the past six years. Javon Sanchez Booker of Charlotte died after being shot about 9 p.m. at the Fast Mart store on Tom Hunter Road near Reagan Drive, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. That is a short distance from Interstate 85. Booker entered the store and tried to rob the clerk, according to police. Police have not said whether the suspect struck the clerk. Investigators say the clerk pulled a gun and fired at the man.
  • GA:Helena Police: Liquor Store Owners Shoots Robber

    08/31/2013 6:55:34 PM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies ^ | 27 August, 2013 | Ashley Minelli
    HELENA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Helena police say a liquor store owner shot a man who was trying to rob her store. Helena Police Officer Robert Johnson says around 4pm Monday two men attempted to rob the Helena Package Store, and at least one of them was armed. The store owner shot one suspect with a handgun, but the other one got away. The injured suspect is in stable condition at the Medical Center of Central Georgia.
  • GA:Villa Rica store clerk shoots, kills robbery suspect

    07/31/2013 10:48:05 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies ^ | 26 July, 2013 | Tony McNary
    VILLA RICA, GA (CBS ATLANTA) - Villa Rica police responded to a robbery and shots fired at the Junior Food Store on Dallas Highway around 10 p.m. Tuesday. "They found that the suspect had been shot. He was found dead behind the counter on the floor" said Villa Rica Police Capt. Keith Shaddix. When police arrived, they found Durante Octavious Ashley, 19, shot three times. According to Shaddix, Ashley entered the store wearing a black bandanna covering his face and a green hooded jacket covering his head. "He points the gun at the clerk. The clerk started backing out away...
  • PA:Ambridge store clerk with gun thwarts attempted robbery

    07/16/2013 6:03:08 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies ^ | 15 July, 2013 | NA
    AMBRIDGE, Pa. — A Beaver County store clerk with a real gun thwarted a robbery by a suspect armed only with a BB pistol. Authorities said 42-year-old James Hayes, of Ambridge, remained jailed Monday on a charge that he tried to rob Moh's Market. Police said surveillance video showed Hayes entering the Ambridge store about 3:45 p.m. Saturday and pointing his gun at the clerk, Abdul Belaouni, who responded by pulling a real gun on Hayes. Belaouni said he works hard for what he has and he was simply protecting his store.
  • FL:Robber Blunders, is Shot

    07/10/2013 6:59:17 PM PDT · by marktwain · 31 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 10 July, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
     Photo provided/ Manatee Count Sheriff's Office La'Tay McKelley, pictured above, has been charged with attempted murder and armed robbery of Cortez Coins in Ellenton, Florida. La'Tay, according to surveillance photos and the shop owner, attempted to rob the store and shoot the owner. He pulled the trigger at least three times.  When the pistol failed to fire, he pistol whipped the owner before the owner shot La'Tay. Fortunately, La'Tay has either not had instruction in proper pistolcraft or did not pay attention when instructed.   The pistol, easily identified because of the distinctive ventilated rib and sights, is either a...
  • FL:Kissimmee pawn shop clerk fires shots at culprit during robbery attempt

    07/05/2013 3:44:24 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies ^ | 5 July, 2013 | Erik Sandoval
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. - A pawn shop clerk in Kissimmee fired gunshots at an armed man who tried to rob the store on Friday, but he managed to escape, police said. The attempted robbery happened around 11:30 a.m. at the Queen of Pawns at 1700 West Vine Street. Kissimmee police said a gray Ford SUV pulled up to the store and a man wearing a black shirt around his head and carrying a weapon entered the store and tried to rob two workers. The clerk pulled out a gun and fired shots, but the culprit ran from the business into the...
  • VA:Robber attacked by sub shop employees during failed robbery

    06/30/2013 3:46:01 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies ^ | 28 June, 2013 | Becca Mitchell and Mike Mather
    Virginia Beach, Va. – Virginia Beach Police are searching for a man who was allegedly attacked by several employees of a Jersey Mikes when they discovered he was attempting to rob the business. Officers arrived at the Jersey Mikes located at 5701 Burton Station Road and found that the masked man had entered the store, approached one of the employees and assaulted him. The employees felt that they were going to be robbed so they “attacked” the man. “I hit him with the mop stick, broom stick, whatever. And we started wrestling around. And I am telling the other employee...
  • GA:Gas station clerk shoots, kills robber

    06/26/2013 10:47:17 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies ^ | 26 June, 2013 | NA
    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...
  • GA:Cops: Robber fatally shot in Little Five Points

    06/23/2013 6:27:30 AM PDT · by marktwain · 53 replies ^ | 22 June, 2013 | Wayne Washington
    Atlanta police said a man was shot and killed in Little Five Points early Saturday morning after he tried to rob a group of people waiting in line to buy the new, $180 sneakers, the Nike LeBron X EXT, which were released today. One man in the line pulled out a gun and shot the would-be robber, witnesses told police, who have charged no one and consider the shooting to be self-defense. The shooter then got back in line, according to Channel 2 Action News.
  • TX:Suspect shot by clerk during attempted robbery at Fort Worth game room

    06/14/2013 5:03:02 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies ^ | 13 June, 2013 | Matt Peterson
    A robbery suspect was shot early this morning after attempting to hold up a game room in East Fort Worth, police said. (snip) As the suspect fumbled with the keys, a second clerk came out with a shotgun and fired on the robber, reportedly hitting him in the kneecap and grazing his head. No one else was hurt.
  • TX:Smoke Shop Employee Stops, Shoots Armed Robber

    06/14/2013 5:00:00 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies ^ | 13 June, 2013 | Jeff Smith
    A gun-wielding robber is in a Fort Worth hospital after a smoke shop employee shot the crook during the robbery attempt. (snip) "My co-worker was coming from the back and I told him we been robbed. And he said, 'Freeze,' but the dude didnt freeze, he was reaching in his pocket for his gun. So he shot him. My coworker shot him. So he went down. I kicked the gun away from him and called the police," Sims said.
  • OK:Owner Of Tulsa Lawn Care Business Chases, Shoots At Would-Be Thieves

    06/12/2013 10:24:15 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies ^ | 10 June, 2013 | Tess Maune
    TULSA, Oklahoma - The owner of a Tulsa lawn care service made use of his handgun permit to protect himself and his business Monday afternoon. The owner was on a mower when he said two people tried to steal some of this other equipment in a neighborhood near 31st and Garnett. He said the two people also tried to run him over in the truck they were driving. It was at that point he said he made the decision to draw his weapon. A bullet hole and a couple of flat tires was all the damage left behind after Steve...
  • TX:Owner Opens Fire After Man Armed With Rifle Robs Local Store

    06/12/2013 10:14:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies ^ | 10 June, 2013 | NA
    TEMPLE (June 10, 2013)—A man who used a long-barreled pump action rifle to rob a Temple convenience store and then fled to a waiting truck as the store’s owner fired at him, remained at large Monday, police said. The robbery was reported just before 11 p.m. Friday at Central Food Mart at 2004 North 3rd Street in Temple. The victims told officers that the man, whom they described as a light-skinned black, was wearing a gray or white hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans and a white cloth over his face when he entered the store, pointed the rifle at them and...
  • MA:Lawrence liquor store owner, 69, thwarts attempted armed robbery

    06/05/2013 5:32:41 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies ^ | 4 June, 2013 | NA
    LAWRENCE, Mass. ( – A 69-year-old liquor store owner allegedly thwarted an attempted armed robbery of McCann's Liquors on South Union Street Sunday night. Arturo Taveras, owner of McCann's Liquors, has been robbed before and he was not about to be victimized again.Taveras told police a masked man walked into his store at about 10:30 p.m., pulled a gun on him, and demanded all his money; however, instead of emptying his register, Taveras removed his gun from his waistband and pointed it at the suspect, reports The Eagle Tribune. When the suspect saw Taveras' gun, he fled the store heading...
  • Police: Texas City homeowner shoots, kills robbery suspect near his home

    06/03/2013 6:41:22 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies ^ | 2 June, 2013 | Staff
    TEXAS CITY, Texas – One man is dead after he was shot by a homeowner in an apparent robbery early Sunday morning in Texas City, police said. According to the Texas City Police Department, dispatch received two 911 calls of multiple shots fired just before 3 a.m. in the 1100 block of First Avenue. When officers arrived at the scene, they found the homeowner Enrique Herrera, 60, with a gunshot wound to his upper right thigh. A second man, Lekenvrick Deon Nelson, 26, of La Marque, was found dead with a gunshot wound to the chest across the street from...
  • IN:South-side resident wounded, slays assailant during attempted robbery

    06/02/2013 6:49:30 PM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies ^ | 2 June, 2013 | NA
    An attempted robbery on the city’s south side turned deadly Saturday night for one of two men who approached a man standing outside his residence, Fort Wayne police said. Police were called shortly after 11 p.m. on a report of a shooting at West Packard and South Wayne streets. After talking with witnesses, police said an adult male was standing on or near the porch of his residence at Packard and South Wayne when he was approached by two men. The two men attempted to rob the resident, but he was armed with a handgun and fired several rounds striking...
  • TX:Area clerk fires gun at robber

    05/31/2013 5:31:01 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    the Courier ^ | 28 May, 2013 | Catherine Dominguez
    A local convenience store clerk was able to fire several rounds at an armed robber early Sunday morning after the unidentified man tried to take money from the store and beat the clerk with the butt of a pistol. The Conroe Police Department is searching for the attacker, described as a slender black male, average height and in his late teens or early 20s. The man, according to the clerk, was wearing a mask. According to Conroe Police Sgt. Dorcy Riddle, the robber walked into the store in the 300 block of East Avenue G around 1 a.m. holding a...
  • TX:mployee's husband shoots man who allegedly held up check-cashing store

    05/28/2013 6:10:08 PM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies ^ | 27 May, 2013 | NA
    HOUSTON - A suspected robber who tried to hold up an ACE Cash Express in north Houston is in the hospital after he was shot by the husband of one of the store’s employees. Houston police said the attempted robbery was reported around 8:30 a.m. Monday at the store on East Tidwell Road and Airline Drive. "An employee was ambushed at this store,” said Sgt. Francisco Fernandez with the Houston Police Department. “Two males apparently broke in through the roof." Officials said two suspects entered the business through a hole in the roof and waited for employees to show up...
  • WA:In brief: Shop owner fires gun at fleeing armed robber

    05/28/2013 6:06:35 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies ^ | 28 May, 2013 | Nina Culver
    The owner of a medical marijuana shop in the 600 block of West Garland Avenue fired a shot at an armed robber fleeing the store Monday evening. “We can’t find any indication that anyone was hit,” Spokane police Lt. Bill Drollinger said. Herbal Connections is just two doors down from Garland Tattoo and Piercing, where D.J. Nill works. “I heard something that sounded like a gunshot,” he said. But the robber ran off in the other direction, and employees didn’t see anything, he said. “We didn’t realize what was going on until the cops came up,” fellow employee Larry Shepar...
  • FL:Would-be robber shot at West Palm Beach gas station

    05/28/2013 5:42:01 PM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies ^ | 27 May, 2013 | Laura Santos
    A would-be armed robber was shot by his intended victim Monday afternoon by a West Palm Beach gas station, said Capt. David Bernhardt, spokesman for city police. The man sustained non-life-threatening injuries and is being taken to a local hospital, Bernhardt said. No one else was injured in the 1 p.m. incident at 1229 North Dixie Highway, he said. There is no other information available at this time.
  • MI:Man Fatally Shoots Crook Outside Detroit Gas Station

    05/25/2013 7:11:11 PM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies ^ | 23 May, 2013 | Vickie Thomas
    DETROIT (WWJ) - Police say one person was killed when gunfire erupted outside of a gas station on Detroit’s west side. The shooting happened around 2 a.m. Thursday at a Citgo gas station near Linwood and Davison.A man was filling his tires with air when someone approached and tried to rob him at gunpoint, according to reports. The man pulled out a gun to defend himself and a shootout occurred. Both ended up firing at each other, with the victim chasing the suspect away from the gas station.Police say the suspect’s body was found in an alleyway across the street from the gas station....