Skip to comments.Police: Man tased after striking officer, yelling ‘Allah Akbar’ in Goodwill scuffle
Posted on 03/30/2017 12:20:56 PM PDT by Gamecock
MUNCIE, Ind. (WISH) One man is facing charges after he struck an officer for attempting to restrain him following a commotion in Muncie.
It happened just before 2 p.m. Saturday inside a Goodwill store when officers were responding to a call for a fight.
Upon arrival, officials found 24-year-old Khalid Bilal confronting store employees.
According to reports, Bilal then went on to break an officers hand after an attempt to place Bilal into custody.
Bilal was later tased after charging another officer that arrived on scene. After the tasing, the officer was eventually able to corral Bilal into handcuffs. The suspect then began to kick the officer repeatedly with both legs, causing authorities to shackle his legs.
Reports stated that Bilal was yelling Allah Akbar throughout the ordeal.
One customer told 24-Hour News 8 she was scared for her life. She was inside the store shopping with her three children when she heard a man screaming at the front.
A guy had become very irate and was screaming at one of the employees and then grabbed him by the collar and start pushing him and screaming are you scared, said Chasity Fraley, customer.
He was just so full of rage and violence I never seen anything like that before, Fraley added.
Not sure what was going on, Fraley said she began moving her kids.
We moved to a different aisle so I could take my kids away from the situation because they got very scared at that point and then I heard him say Im going to kill everyone in here, she said.
Thats when Fraley says a female employee stepped in trying to calm the man down.
With her, she kinda used a softer tone with him at first, lets talk about this, whats the matter can we take it outside, Fraley recalled.
But out of nowhere, she said the man attacked that employee.
He violently grabbed her around the neck and just was punching and whatever he could to her, she said. A bunch of employees came out to keep him away from customers.
It is believed that Bilal had beaten a female worker at the store and grabbed her by the throat prior to officers arrival. Bilal reportedly had become upset while attempting to convert the employee to Islam.
Fraley believes employees handled the situation very well.
They were protecting one another and protecting us they (did) an excellent job at keeping him in a somewhat secured area, she said. They were telling people to get back trying to protect people in the store and one another.
Police said the man was taken to the hospital and continued to attack officers when they tried to restrain him.
Once at the hospital for treatment, Bilal went on to strike an officer three times when the officer attempted to secure a restraint that held Bilal to a hospital bed.
He faces preliminary charges of battery on police, resisting law enforcement, disorderly conduct, battery with injury, intimidation and strangulation.
Goodwill released a statement saying Because of the actions of Goodwill store management and the Muncie police no one was injured. It is now a police matter and Goodwill is cooperating. Safety of our customers and our employees is a top priority of Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana.
24 Hour News 8 contacted the Muncie Police Department for a comment but did not hear back.
**Reports stated that Bilal was yelling Allah Akbar throughout the ordeal.**
Nothing to see here, move along folks.
Shouldn’t goodwill say ‘no one was killed’ instead of ‘no one was injured’. Cause I’m reading about a number of injuries here.
Where have you been for the last 16 years?!?
Sometimes, a rabid dog has to be put down, for everyone’s safety. This reminds me that lone wolf jihad can happen at any time in the public world, and for any reason, be that reason real or imagined
Nah, he was saying “Where is the Halal Snackbar in this place?”
They’ll be sorry in the future that they only tazed him.
Why are there savages in Muncie? What’s happening to this country? Is there any place where we can go without being allaku akbared or knockout gamed?
I see things ain't changed much since the 7th century..............
i wish, but i don’t think anyplace is left. Savages are everywhere now.
mohamhead began his tear of this nonsense when the Jews of Medina rejected him as moshiach, killing them all.
Throw this islamist bum out of the country...along with the rest of his damned co-conspirators.
Not so much goodwill on his part. Good thing he didn’t have a knife or he’d have beheaded her. Too bad he’ll soon be out on the streets to do just that.
How on earth did that happen?
Seems like the *opposite* would be the case.
The perp takes a swing at an officer's skull and gets a Boxer's fracture.
Without a weapon, I'm trying to see how the perp broke an officer's hand.
CCW question here please,
If you are a legal CCW carrier in a situation like this and you are in your local ,whatever, store and come upon a situation like this where some nut job is attacking and strangling some waif, do ya shoot the person?
Another mentally ill guy.
I read this report earlier but for some reason I thought it happened in Germany. I didn’t know it happened in Indiana.
Munich, Muncie, what’s the dif?
I think the woman getting beat up would appreciate it if a ccw holder took him out no?
First thing I learned in the ccw class was “don’t shock a jury”.
Now, would taking out a goat-humping mysoginist actively beating up a clerk shock a jury??? Hmmm
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