Skip to comments.Armed Robber Gets Smoked Trying to Rob Texas BBQ Joint
Posted on 02/06/2017 10:29:32 AM PST by PROCON
Two armed robbers apparently targeted the senior citizen owner of J&S Bar-B-Que Saturday night, thinking that the man would be an easy target as he walked to his car after closing.
They figured wrong.
The 70-year-owner of a Houston barbecue joint shot and killed a man who tried to rob him over the weekend.
Police said the man had just closed up J&S Bar-B-Que in northeast Houston on Saturday night and was walking to his car, KTRK-TV reports.
The man, whom police did not identify, was carrying a gun because hed been robbed before, he told police. So when two men jumped out from behind a dumpster in an attempt to rob him, he shot at them.
One of the men was hit twice, in the throat and chest. He was taken to a hospital, where he died. The second suspect ran from the scene and it does not appear that he was hit in the robbery.
This appears to be a clearcut case of armed self-defense, and charges are not expected against the store owner.
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Armed robber gets smoked at the BBQ joint?? Funny play on words... Who writes these headlines_????
Clearly a lack of situational awareness. Perps did not know they were in Texas.
I’ll say it again - don’t mess with an old man. He’s too old to fight, and too old to care, so he’ll just shoot you instead.
Robber shot dead huh?
Well, I hope the BBQ is OK. Also, if the owner needs help suing the deceased robber’s estate (cost of replacement rounds, cleaning weapon, etc.) put me down for $20.
The pits for that thief!
I don’t think 70 is that old, but otherwise I agree with you.
Don’t pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he’ll just kill you ... .............
Not the best part of town.
The escaped perp can be charged with felony murder.
Good...The gentleman basted and blasted the turkey.
Sipsey said “The Secret’s in the Sauce.”
Too old to fight, too slow to run. An old guy will just shoot you and be done with it.
A BBQ joint in Texas. Almost deserves a Darwin award.
The man, whom police did not identify, was carrying a gun because hed been robbed before,
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Seems that is one of the first questions ‘they’ ask
“Why are you armed”?
Because I can AND I proved it was/is necessary.
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