A TRUE STORY FROM... "THE HOUSTON Chronicle "HOUSTON, TEXAS
Last Thursday Night Around Midnight, A Woman From Houston, Texas Was
Arrested, Jailed, And Charged With Manslaughter For Shooting A Man 6
Times In The Back As He Was Running Away With Her Purse. ~
The following Monday morning, the woman was called in front of the
arraignment Judge, sworn-in, and asked to explain her actions.
The woman replied, "I was standing at the corner bus stop for about 15
minutes, waiting for the bus to take me home after work. I am a
waitress at a local cafe. I was there alone, so I had my right hand
on my pistol in my purse hanging on my left shoulder. All of a
sudden I was spun around hard to my left. As I caught my balance, I
saw a man running away with my purse. I looked down at my right hand
and saw that my fingers were wrapped tightly around my pistol. The
next thing I remember is saying out loud, "No Way Punk! You're not
stealing my pay check and tips." I raised my right hand, pointed my
pistol at the man running away from me with my purse, and started
squeezing the trigger of my pistol!
When asked by the arraignment judge, "Why did you shoot the man 6 times?
The woman replied under oath, "Because, when I pulled the trigger the
7th time, it only went click."
The woman was acquitted of all charges. She was back at work the next day!
That's Gun Control Texas Style