Concealed Carry Permit Holder Stops Deadly Shooter At San Antonio Mall

Kerry Picket Political Reporter
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A concealed carry permit holder stopped an armed robber Sunday at a San Antonio, Texas mall after the perpetrator shot and killed an unarmed man.

According to News 4 San Antonio, two armed men tried to rob Kay Jewelers at the Rolling Oaks Mall just after 3:30 p.m. local time.

An unarmed Good Samaritan attempted to intervene to stop the robbery but was shot and killed by one of the suspects. Another man with a firearm shot and injured the suspect who allegedly killed the unarmed man. According to News 4, a San Antonio Police Department spokesperson, said the second suspect was captured following a car wreck in Converse. .

“It’s absolutely senseless. Absolutely senseless. This is the second time that a Good Samaritan was killed trying to intervene in a crime to help the victim,” said San Antonio Police Chief Willaim McManus. “It’s absolutely senseless.”

The wounded suspect left behind was taken to the hospital in critical condition. A male shooting victim and female who suffered a heart attack during the incident were transported to receive medical care.

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