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PA Bill Number: HB2744

Title: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons; in assault, further ...

Description: In general provisions, further providing for definitions; in inchoate crimes, further providing for prohibited offensive weapons; in assault, furth ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 18, 2018

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Texas Self-Defense: Convenience store clerk fatally shoots suspect wielding toy gun during robbery in Orange :: 06/11/2018

The suspect was fatally shot by the clerk after he entered the store brandishing what appeared to be a weapon and demanding money.

Police are investigating after a convenience store clerk in Orange shot and killed a robbery suspect early Monday morning.

William Jerome Broughton, 55, of Orange, was fatally wounded after he entered a convenience store in Orange brandishing a toy gun and demanded money, according to a the Orange Police Department.

Officers responded to the scene of the robbery at the Crawdad's convenience store near the intersection of Bancroft Road and MLK Drive in Orange at about 2:15 a.m., according to the release.

During the robbery the 39-year-old clerk used his personal handgun to shoot the suspect who was found dead a short distance from the store, according to the release.

The clerk told police that he feared for his life and police say the shooting appears to be self-defense.

Police are investigating the incident as an aggravated robbery resulting in death.

This is a developing story. We will update with more as soon as we receive confirmed information.

https://www.12newsnow.com/article/news/crime/convenience-store-clerk-fatally-shoots-suspect-wielding-toy-gun-during-robbery-in-orange/502-563139185