Monday, May 05, 2008

Taser Didn't Stop Him, But the Gun Did

Store clerk shoots would-be robber | Mesa Arizona News The store clerk didn't even get a chance to cooperate. The bad guy started hitting him with a pipe and demanding money. When the Taser failed, the clerk grabbed a gun.
The 30-year-old suspect, shot several times by a clerk at Mesa Mart, 1510 S. Country Club Drive, was listed in critical condition at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn, police spokeswoman Detective Chris Arvayo said.
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The clerk most likely will not face any criminal charges.

“He’s got the right to defend himself,” Arvayo said.
The clerk did not require much medical attention.

Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0. Self-defense is a human right.

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