The Punishment For Houston Looters Reportedly Shooting Rescuers Should Be Swift

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Looters have reportedly opened fire on rescue teams attempting to save people in Houston, and the punishments should be out of this world.

The looters allegedly opened fire on the Cajun Navy, a group that has been doing incredible work to save as many lives as possible during the flooding.

“Clyde and the other team members and teams are all safe. Looters decided to pose as people needing rescue and they attempted to overtake the boats and there were shots fired at the boats. I repeat they are all safe. Looters must have not wanted our boats in the water for rescues. Please feel free to share this post. We are currently on stand down pending a new strategic plan,” was posted on the Cajun Navy’s Facebook page, but it’s since been removed.

Clyde Cain, a member of the Cajun Navy told CNN the conflict came as the group sought shelter.

I can’t even begin to think of a punishment that would satisfy justice for looters that are trying to shoot people in rescue boats. Absolute insanity to try and kill the people doing their best to save lives. People are dying in Houston due to flooding, and we have idiots running around trying to kill people.

These people will hopefully be stopped, captured and brought to justice. I can’t imagine how much hatred must be in a man’s heart to bring themselves to fire on the people trying to save lives.

Hopefully they quickly learn that bullets are fully capable of flying in both directions.

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