By Jenn Jacques
A concealed carry holder in Texas was forced to make a tough decision Wednesday to end a violent outburst after a man destroyed property and threatened staff.
It happened on the fifth floor of the Community Health Choice building at 2636 South Loop in Houston, TX where police say the violent man had an appointment with a counselor at a center for people with mental disabilities.
Authorities say the staff decided to reschedule because he said he wasn’t feeling well. The man left and came back within half an hour and had a “mental episode,” according to police.
“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.”
The staff, mostly women, felt threatened so they locked the doors. That’s when the man went next door to a tax consulting business. The owner of the business fired one shot at the man and killed him, police said. The man’s attorney said the victim lunged at his client and he felt threatened.
Carla Wilkerson was at a doctor’s office on the first floor when she learned about the shooting.
“It was scary to me, it was. I …Read the Rest
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