Anti-Wimp: Store clerk stops armed robber, permanently

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KBMT reports: “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.

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“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.”

Read more from KBMT here. Read the Beaumont Enterprise story here.

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