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Carjacker brings knife to a gun fight

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by tcBob, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. Jul 24, 2009 at 11:47 AM
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    tcBob

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    HOUSTON -- A 74-year-old man shot a teenager who tried to carjack him outside his home, police told KPRC Local 2.

    Houston police said Martin Baltazar, 18, approached August Peters as he was getting out of a car at a home in the 10900 block of Corona Lane shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday.

    Investigators said Baltazar, wearing a ski mask, put a knife to Peters' throat and told the man to hand over his keys.

    Peters got back in his car, pulled out a gun and and fired twice -- hitting Baltazar once in the stomach, police said.

    Detectives said Baltazar ran through a house across the street and tried to run through a back door, but it was locked.

    "I see the guy running to my house, and I see a lot of blood on him. I told that guy, 'Stay there,'" witness Jorge Ramos said.

    Baltazar picked up a chair, threw it through a window and jumped out the window, police said.

    Ramos said the suspect took his pants off in order to get through the window.

    He then jumped a fence and collapsed two blocks away on Carvel Lane near Wilcrest Drive, investigators said.

    Baltazar was taken to Ben Taub Hospital in fair condition.

    No one else was not injured.

    Police said Baltazar could face an aggravated robbery charge.

    http://www.click2houston.com/news/20153320/detail.html
     
  2. Jul 24, 2009 at 11:49 AM
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    derekabraham

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    What a douche.
     
  3. Jul 24, 2009 at 11:49 AM
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    Good for that man!
     
  4. Jul 24, 2009 at 11:51 AM
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    HOUSTON -- "A 74-year-old man shot a teenager who tried to carjack him outside his home".

    Sounds good to me! :)
     
  5. Jul 24, 2009 at 11:51 AM
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    Burgman

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    stupid kid got what he deserved
     
  6. Jul 24, 2009 at 11:51 AM
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    Should have aimed his shot higher.
     
  7. Jul 24, 2009 at 11:56 AM
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    phynyx38

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    Stupid kid, got what he deserved.
     
  8. Jul 24, 2009 at 11:57 AM
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    This needs to happen A LOT more often!:quickdraw:
     
  9. Jul 24, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    That's what the punk gets .should have got shot in the head.
     
  10. Jul 24, 2009 at 12:08 PM
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    I have had cars stolen, but none jacked. Times like this make me like Texas' laws.
     
  11. Jul 24, 2009 at 12:26 PM
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    He took his pants off. They must have been baggy. HA HA
     
  12. Jul 24, 2009 at 12:30 PM
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    what a duesch, he shoulda got hit in the head, but why was an 18 year old up at 7am
     
  13. Jul 24, 2009 at 12:48 PM
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    Terrible journalism...

    Eh? I thought he was outside?

    Eh?

    So everone was injured?!
     
  14. Jul 24, 2009 at 12:48 PM
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    Just HOUSTON -- "A 74-year-old man shot a teenager who tried to carjack him outside his home". got me to read it good for him!
     
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    Now, that's what I call "gun control."
     
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