Firearms and Fireworks

From Breitbart:

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On the night of December 30, a would-be robber pulled a gun on a Katy, Texas fireworks stand owner and demanded money. He got shot four times instead.

The suspect’s partner climbed back into their car and sped away.

According to ABC 13, police got a call at approximately 9:30 pm from the “Best Fireworks Stand.” The manager said he was closing up his stand for the night when the two suspects rolled up, one of whom pulled a gun.

The manager responded by pulling his own gun and opening fire. One of the two suspects was hit four times and is hospitalized in critical condition.

Regarding the wounded suspect, Sgt. Scott Ashmore said: “I understand he robbed at least two other places tonight and shot at the complainants. [Then]…he robbed this fireworks stand and the owner of the establishment was armed and got into a shootout with the suspect.”


It’s good that a citizen was armed and defended his business, but 4 shots and the guy still walks away? Maybe that’s for the best because the perp was likely a vibrant urban youth or “Gentle Giant.” Or maybe an aspiring rap artist and we sure wouldn’t want to deprive the world of another one of those.


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12 Responses to Firearms and Fireworks

  1. captbogus2 says:

    Katy, Texas…. Isn’t that near Cut And Shoot, Texas?

  2. Stinger says:

    It’s a shame that being armed is a requirement for being in business these days!! This story makes you want to buy more ammo, some MRE’S and get holed up for a while.

  3. I.R. Wayright says:

    While the guy was down he should have shoved an M80 in two places and lit them.

  4. Clyde says:

    Off to the range for the fireworks stand manager. I agree wit I.R. Some 500 grammers up the fudge tunnel with a SHORT fuse, yeeehaaawww.

  5. Terry says:

    With more armed business owners, maybe soon these scumbags will be wearing T-shirts saying “I CAN’T STEAL”!

  6. CW says:

    Step two: refuse to pay for his medical care.