TUCSON, AZ — A man was shot and killed when his son decided to stop an armed robber at a local Tucson shop, reports KVOA.
What’s even more tragic is that it appears that the shooting took place after the point it was necessary to neutralize the threat to people’s lives.
As KVOA reports:
The shooting occurred outside of Raspados Funland, 702 W. Irvington Road, near Irvington and Interstate 19 around 8:30 p.m., according to Sgt. Pete Dugan with the Tucson Police Department.
Witnesses told police that a Hispanic man robbed the cashier with a handgun, before taking off with money. An armed customer confronted the suspect as he was leaving. Multiple shots were exchanged between the customer and the suspect.
The customer’s father, 61-year-old Anthony Quintela, was hit by the gunfire. He was transported to Banner-University Medical Center where he died shortly after arriving. The customer was not hurt and the suspect has not (been) located.
What’s the critical part of this story, here, beyond the lost life, that changes the narrative completely?
It’s when KVOA makes it clear that the robber was attempting to flee the scene before he was confronted with deadly force.
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Source:: Concealed Nation