"Once he ordered her from behind the counter, she had no idea what he was thinking... what he was planning on doing or anything like that. So, she just defended herself with the gun," said Franklin County Sheriff's Detective Drew McEvoy.Exactly what she should have done, since he was thinking of more than just money. Money is not worth a life. Rape, beating and murder - all of which were a possible outcome if she came out from behind the counter - justify self-defense.
The clerk was not facing any charges Sunday night. Thompson was still hospitalized for a gunshot wound to his left shoulder. He was facing robbery charges.
What would you have done? [Thanks KABA]