YOU PICKED THE WRONG DUDE: Carjacker Shot and Killed by Prepared Citizen

Published on September 14, 2013

HOUSTON (KTRK) — A carjacking suspect was shot and killed in north Houston Tuesday night, and authorities say the crooks’ target pulled the trigger.

We spoke with the carjacking victim who shot and killed the robber. He and his family say they are still very shaken up. In the meantime, police are still looking for two suspects who got away.

Neighbor Gus Gomez said, “I just can’t believe it happened right here at this Redbox, you know.”

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It may appear as business as usual outside a McDonald’s on I-45 and West Little York on Wednesday, but a robbery and carjacking that ended with a deadly shooting in the parking lot Tuesday night has neighbors like Gomez on edge and watching their backs.

He said, “Just kind of got caught up thinking there is nowhere safe to go anymore. Not even to go get a movie, you know what I mean.”

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