HOUSTON, TEXAS — A man being treated for mental health issues allegedly had a complete breakdown and began violently assaulting and breaking objects around him. His meltdown may have cost him his life as he raged into a tax consultant’s office and attempted to assault a client. The tax consultant used his concealed carry firearm to shoot the man, killing him. Houston police confirm the tax consultant had a license to carry a concealed firearm and no charges would be pending.
It’s an unfortunate intersection between treating the mentally unstable and protecting people from violent outbursts. Nobody has a right to physically assault another person or break their property. Society tolerates and attempts to protect such individuals with the hope of finding a prosperous outcome for all involved. Unfortunately, when breaks occur — and they do — it places both trained staff and bystanders at risk.
In this case, as reported by KHOU, it just so happened that this one mentally unstable individual truly overstepped his bounds.
“Yelling, making demands, kicking on the doors, kicked in the glass door, totally damaged,” said HPD Detective Willis Huff. “Probably a frightening situation for many.”
According to witnesses at the scene and the Houston police, …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation