Armed Citizen Intervention in Robbery Results in 2 Dead, Robber Not One of Them
PHILADELPHIA, MI — A man is behind bars after his attempted armed robbery went wildly wrong, resulting in the death of two innocent people.
While trying to rob a convenience store, Robert Jackson reportedly threatened the clerk. He was then confronted by an armed citizen, who shot him. Jackson replied by shooting the clerk and an armed citizen multiple times, killing them. On top of that, he wounded another.
And on top of that, he was released from jail early to make this all happen.
As the Clarion Ledger reports:
A Jackson man who was released from prison early is facing capital murder charges after authorities say he killed two people in a weekend convenient store robbery in Philadelphia.
Robert Leon Jackson, 30, of 224 Manship St., has been charged with two counts of capital murder, one count of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault and one count of a felon in possession of a firearm and is being held without bond, according to the Neshoba Democrat.
Cashier Megan Staats and customer Jeremy Apperson were shot and killed. A third man was injured. According to police, Jackson was the robbing the store when he was shot by Apperson or someone else …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation