A 27-year-old mother of two has been fatally shot by an off-duty sheriff´s deputy after he suspected her of shoplifting at a Houston Walmart. Harris County Sheriff´s deputies have said that victim Shelly Frey, Tisa Andrews and Yolanda Craig were stealing when they were confronted by Louis Campbell a 26-year veteran of the force who works as a security guard at the store. According to Campbell the women ran to their car and when he rushed to open the door, they accelerated away - at which point he fired the deadly shot into the car which hit Frey in the neck.
Comments: Can´t work up a lot of sympathy for this woman. She was clearly shoplifting, then tried to drive away after the cop opened her car door. She migrated to Houston from New Orleans after Katrina.
The poor cop will probably lose his job, though.
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The family is probably already working on an excessive force and wrongful death suit.
Remember the pharmacist who got jail time for shooting a robber too many times.Meanwhile the football player who shot his GF 9 times is praised for thanking his coaches for a chance.The players mother who watched the shooting and didn´t intervene is now getting the baby´s upkeep allotment for years to come.
#4, has it already been settled that Mr. Belcher´s mother will raise that baby. I am sure a battle will take place about that and if the team had any brains, they would stipulate that whatever family that gets her is put on a tight money diet so they don´t drain her account.
Our country is experiencing an evil quakening where people are doing stupid horrific things to eachother. It´s too easy to blame this on the effects of being an obama voter. I prefer to know what is it and be prepared for it.
#5 - You got that right. Al Sharptongue and Jesse Jack*ss will be organizing marches and boycotts of Walmart, while Barry the boy wonder will be telling us that Shelly Frey looks like she could have been one of his daughters.
Another version has the guard inside the open car door trying to have her stop and get out of the car, then the driver puts the car in reverse trying to escape but which could have killed the guard by trapping him under the car.
This makes sense, and if true, the perp got her just reward.
She tried to run over the deputy sheriff, who id´ himself as a Harris County Deputy Sheriff, he was wearing the uniform. She chose to steal, she chose to try and run him over by catching him with an open door of her vehicle. No she didn´t have to die but then she made the choice to be stupid. Instead of stopping and dealing with her actions, she decided to attempt to kill the officer to get away.
Not destitute women but professional thieves, who took children with them while they committed their crimes. The ´security guard´ was a trained Harris County deputy and was clearly identifiable as an officer of the law. The victim took her chances and this time lost the gamble. If she would have adhered to her earlier sworn promise, this never would have occurred - "Earlier in the year she pleaded guilty to stealing shirts and a package of meat from another Walmart and as part of her plea arrangement she agreed to never enter Walmart stores again".
A car is a deadly weapon,under some circumstances. In addition, I have read that Walmart´s policy on shoplifting is to just let them go... apparently the deputy sheriff didn´t get the message. (Why would he be wearing his official uniform when he was apparently working for Walmart??)
I´m glad I don´t have a TV in the house. We can bet the race-baiting media will have a field day with this story - Trayvon Martin times ten. Wall to wall coverage with Jesse, Al, you know, the just-us Brothers.
This wasn´t a ´mother´ as the Daily Mail oozes, this was a hardened criminal thief. The guard did the kids a favor, allowing them a chance to be raised by someone with noncriminal values instead of the monster that was supposedly their mother. The guard said he was endangered by her actions and his story seems to stand up. If the guard comes before me as a jurist, I´m letting him off with a full acquittal.
Years ago, I caught a woman putting her hand in my pocket in a shopping mall. She and the young child with her ran off, and I checked my wallet, only to find she had snagged some credit cards.
I called the police, and after waiting about an hour for one to show up, he told me there was nothing he could do, even if he could find the woman. She would have handed off the stolen cards to the child, who would have been instructed to put them in her underpants. The officers, under the law, could only arrest the woman if she had the stolen cards. They could not search the child. That´s one reason why thieves often have kids with them.
I won´t comment on this story until I know more. But as a thief was quoted in our local paper last week, "it´s the Christmas season. I need gifts and money."
The libs will use this to push for "more humane" security from WalMart. So, no more off-duty police officers. "Too Brutal!" All security officers will have hours and hours of diversity training. All security will be unionized thugs.
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