Houston: Customer Kills Robber

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Re: Houston: Customer Kills Robber

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Same taqueria broken into last night. 3 video poker machines stolen.

Their surveillance system is working overtime :lol:
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Revenge attack against the establishment
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Use of force expert, attorney Andrew Branca, discusses this incident, in depth, on Legal Insurrection:
https://legalinsurrection.com/2023/01/h ... execution/
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Beiruty wrote: Wed Jan 11, 2023 1:05 pm Revenge attack against the establishment
I agree, its just too unlikely to be merely random.
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PriestTheRunner wrote: Wed Jan 11, 2023 8:28 pm
Beiruty wrote: Wed Jan 11, 2023 1:05 pm Revenge attack against the establishment
I agree, its just too unlikely to be merely random.
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While I personally would not have put that last round in him, not being there or in that situation, I can't say for sure I wouldn't. I am not a trained cop. If the guy flinched I would have probably have hit him with another. I would have no way of knowing if the bad guy might be about to go for a second firearm. I am wondering if the hero left because he was a felon in possession of a gun or maybe even in the country illegally and was by nature afraid of the police interaction. I would also bet dollars to donuts that had he stayed, the cops would have arrested him "just in case" so they can protect their jobs. Sure he would have been able to get right out on bond but not everybody has the money for an attorney in situations like this and unfortunately, the system has become geared toward a dictatorial type regime. The regime in this case is against defending ones self against criminals. I am sorry to have to say this, but even I don't trust cops to do the right thing any more.

By the way, am I the only one to take note of the "word play" by the media on most of those videos? All geared to leaning in on the hero, not the fact that the criminal earned his ending. These leftist clowns just hate it when a good guy with a gun stops a bad guy with a gun.
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03Lightningrocks wrote: Thu Jan 12, 2023 7:41 am... the cops would have arrested him "just in case" so they can protect their jobs. Sure he would have been able to get right out on bond ...
Just want to point out, If he was put on a 250,000 bond (which is absolutely unreasonable but not abnormal in our current times), he would have to come up with 25,000 to get out on bond.

I don't know about any of yall, but I couldn't do that right now.

Getting out on bond, and even getting arrested at all, is a MAJOR life and financial headache and too many cops do choose to arrest "just in case" which needs to be severely struck down by the courts (but wont be).

Also, unreasonable bond at the constitution's writing certainly would not have been as high as 3 to 5 years worth of salary in that day and age, just saying.
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PriestTheRunner wrote: Thu Jan 12, 2023 9:47 am
03Lightningrocks wrote: Thu Jan 12, 2023 7:41 am... the cops would have arrested him "just in case" so they can protect their jobs. Sure he would have been able to get right out on bond ...
Just want to point out, If he was put on a 250,000 bond (which is absolutely unreasonable but not abnormal in our current times), he would have to come up with 25,000 to get out on bond.

I don't know about any of yall, but I couldn't do that right now.

Getting out on bond, and even getting arrested at all, is a MAJOR life and financial headache and too many cops do choose to arrest "just in case" which needs to be severely struck down by the courts (but wont be).

Also, unreasonable bond at the constitution's writing certainly would not have been as high as 3 to 5 years worth of salary in that day and age, just saying.
Yeah. You kind of cropped out my statement when you reposted it. Let me fix that for you.

"the cops would have arrested him "just in case" so they can protect their jobs. Sure he would have been able to get right out on bond but not everybody has the money for an attorney in situations"

But yes, that was my point as well. Hopefully his attorney can keep them from doing him like that.

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Re: Houston: Customer Kills Robber

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I'm wondering why the shooter left the bad guys fake gun on the table. It seems like he would have taken it with him if he was afraid of legal consequences. I'm assuming here that he could tell it was fake by the weight if not the feel.

At any rate, hopefully this will work in the shooter's favor if he goes to trial. It clearly shows that he was trying to be transparent / not cover up evidence of the gun being fake.
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Soccerdad1995 wrote: Thu Jan 12, 2023 12:05 pm I'm wondering why the shooter left the bad guys fake gun on the table.
I can't find the entire video at the moment, but I'm pretty sure he picked it up and heaved it against the wall before he left. I'm going to try to find it.
Copied the throwing of the fake pistol seen below.
https://youtu.be/tKnOw7X55U0?t=544
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Soccerdad1995 wrote: Thu Jan 12, 2023 12:05 pm I'm wondering why the shooter left the bad guys fake gun on the table. It seems like he would have taken it with him if he was afraid of legal consequences. I'm assuming here that he could tell it was fake by the weight if not the feel.

At any rate, hopefully this will work in the shooter's favor if he goes to trial. It clearly shows that he was trying to be transparent / not cover up evidence of the gun being fake.
It does not matter that it was a fake gun. He was still reasonable to be in fear of his life. He could not tell it was fake before he neutralized the threat.
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