A woman with a carry permit breaks up a robbery at a Denny’s in Houston:
At around 4 a.m. Thursday, a man who does not want to be identified, said his brother was robbed by six men with guns at a Denny’s off the Gulf Freeway in southeast Houston.
“I don’t know if it was random or someone set him up. Because he got his own label,” said the victim’s brother.
His brother’s wife was in the restroom at the time, but when she exited the restroom she saw the group of suspected robbers. Police said that’s when she pulled out her gun and shot at them.
“She said she came out of the restroom and saw my brother on the floor. That’s when she started doing what she gotta do. She got a license and she’ll do anything to protect her kids and my brother,” he said.
Police said there was a shootout, but it is not known how many shots were fired at the time. However, police said the gunshots did hit cars in the parking lot.
No word of any charges filed against the woman; if there were, I suspect we’d have heard of it.
But Texas has a “Stand your Ground” law. Law-abiding citizens involved in otherwise legitimate self-defense shootings (i.e. in which they are not willing participants.
Us proles? We’re smarter.