USA – WSVN TV 7 & WJXT Fox 30, report 06-12-18 in Jacksonville, Florida, the incident began when a 36 year old suspect robbed a Walmart liquor store, and attempted to flee in a silver Ford SUV.
Witnesses said the vehicle would not start, so he first tried to carjack a male driver at knifepoint, cutting him on his arms and legs.
That driver said “I reached in between my glove box and my console, between my seats, reached down and got my weapon and brandished it for him. He was like, ‘Don’t shoot me.’ I was like, ‘Then get out of here.’”
The suspect then jumped into the passenger seat of a woman’s car in a Starbucks drive-thru. Police said the woman got out of her car and grabbed a pistol from her trunk, pointing it at and he ran off.
Ultimately, police found their suspect inside the bathroom of a Supercuts. He surrendered without résistance.
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According to an arrest report, the 36 year old told police, “The reason I was running and did this was because somebody was after me.”
He is charged him with strong-arm robbery, carjacking with weapon, aggravated battery w/ a deadly weapon and trespassing. He is currently being held on a bond of $91,512.
This guy tried to carjack two people and both pulled out guns to protect themselves.
Gotta love all those armed citizens in Florida!
Originally published by AmmoLand.com.