We do it a tad differently in Texas. This customer shot the bad guy in the a$$. Oh, he did call 911!
Star-Telegram.com | 07/05/2007 | Face to face with robber, this gun owner strikes first
In the article they refer to the customer as "the man" to protect his identity. Plus if you read the entire article, it looks like he's been coached as to what to say.... he's in fear for his life, don't ya know. Quote:
The man said he entered the store and saw a man pointing a gun at him, so he raised his hands in the air.
They both started to speak at the same time. Then, the man said, he sensed he was about to get shot.
"He has his finger on the trigger," he said.
So, he said, he drew his Beretta -- advertised as "The firearm that protects America" -- and fired first.
He couldn't tell whether he hit the robber, who fled out the door, he said. When the robber turned partly back toward him, he fired twice more. He saw the robber stumble.
Another man, apparently an accomplice, helped him escape through a field, he said. A third robber may have fled out another door.
Blood found on the ground led officers to believe that the robber had been shot, Sullivan said.
A short time later, Rayshaun Johnson was dropped off at Huguley Memorial Medical Center in south Fort Worth, police said.
He had suffered gunshot wounds to the buttocks and foot.
Johnson was under police guard at the hospital Wednesday, Sullivan said. He could face aggravated-robbery charges when he is released.