Posted February 8, 2016 1:01 pm by Comments

By Bob Owens


It’s tough to improve on that headline, isn’t it?

Convicted felon Jarrell Blackmon pulled a fake gun in his attempt to rob a Pensacola, Florida convenience store. It was real enough that the clerk thought it was a credible threat, and fired a shot through Blackmon’s neck.

The morning didn’t go too well for a man who decided to use a fake gun to rob a store and was shot in the neck by a store clerk before he fled the business.

The incident occurred around 2:25 a.m. at the Beacon Store, 1101 W. Cervantes Street. A store clerk told police he shot the suspect during the robbery. The clerk – Abed Alslaq, 20, of Pensacola – said the suspect entered the store wearing camouflage, a hat and a bandana over his face. The clerk said he told the suspect to remove the bandana but he refused. During the robbery, the suspect went behind the counter, pulled out a pistol and pointed it at the clerk, who believed it was real.

The armed robber managed to get some cash and 10 cartons of cigarettes before he fled the business. The suspect – Jarell Blackmon, 24, of the 7900 block of Beaber …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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