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Robbery suspect shot and killed by Dollar General Store manager; family speaks out (TN.)
WATE 6 News ^ | Feb 28, 2013 | STEPHANIE BEECKEN

Posted on 03/02/2013 7:41:23 AM PST by EXCH54FE

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The grandmother of a man shot in killed Wednesday outside a Dollar General Store in East Knoxville is sharing her thoughts on the incident and how her grandson will be remembered.

Wednesday night just before 8 p.m. there was a shootout between a robber and a store manager.

According to the Knoxville Police Department, an armed robber went into the Dollar General Store on Asheville Highway and the robber demanded money from the store's safe.

The store manager complied. The shooting occurred seconds later outside the store. The shooting happened in front of the store in the parking lot.

Multiple shots were fired. The robber was killed. As of now, police are not revealing the shooting victim's identity.

Mary Robinson is the grandmother of the robbery suspect. She found out her grandson had been killed two hours after the shooting occurred.

"Oh the pain, I can't describe the pain when they told me that. I just froze I couldn't do nothing, I just froze," said Robinson.

According to the Knoxville Police Department, the armed robber did get money from the store, but then only a few seconds after the robbery both the store manager and the robber went outside when an altercation occurred.

The robber was shot, then ran away. His body was found a block and a half away on Holston Drive.

The robbery suspect's grandmother wishes the store manager didn't shoot.

(Excerpt) Read more at wate.com ...


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You are allowed to use the degree of force someone uses against you. If someone uses deadly force against someone at a business or on the street you're allowed to use deadly force to protect yourself," said Isaacs.
1 posted on 03/02/2013 7:41:28 AM PST by EXCH54FE
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Such a pity. He was just turning his life around. Had started a rap career and everything.


2 posted on 03/02/2013 7:44:47 AM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: EXCH54FE
The robbery suspect's grandmother wishes the store manager didn't shoot.

Maybe she should wish that her grandson didn't commit armed robberies, and try to kill people. Well, he won't do it any more.

3 posted on 03/02/2013 7:44:58 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: EXCH54FE

Her lil angeel only robbed on special occasions, and didn’t deserve to be shot while enjoying his chosen profession.


4 posted on 03/02/2013 7:45:48 AM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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"He was my big baby. He was my oldest grandchild. I'll always remember him from when he was a little boy went to church saying his Bible verses," Mary Robinson said of her grandson.

He must have missed the verse that said, "THOU SHALT NOT STEAL"

5 posted on 03/02/2013 7:46:36 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: EXCH54FE

One less democrat voter.


6 posted on 03/02/2013 7:46:36 AM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: Cicero

I’m sure the suspect was white. You know all robbery suspects are white.../s


7 posted on 03/02/2013 7:46:49 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: EXCH54FE

Does ANYONE PROOF READ ANYMORE? Good grief...


8 posted on 03/02/2013 7:47:05 AM PST by Mama Shawna
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"The robbery suspect's grandmother wishes the store manager didn't shoot."

Yes, and a lot more of us wish the MAN hadn't robbed the store with a gun. Maybe incidents like this will help prevent others from attempting it.

9 posted on 03/02/2013 7:47:12 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: EXCH54FE

She should probably be shot too. She raised and released this scourge on to society. (probably 8 others just like him too)


10 posted on 03/02/2013 7:47:46 AM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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Police recommend people give the robber what they want.

"It's certainly not worth losing your life over $20, $30, $100 or so, so we always tell people to comply," said Knoxville Police Department Spokesperson Darrell Debusk.

Not good advice from the police. Some robbers shoot the victim after they comply to do away with witnesses.

11 posted on 03/02/2013 7:51:34 AM PST by Lawgvr1955 (You can never have too much cowbell !!)
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grandmother of a man shot ... and how her grandson will be remembered

As the piece of dog crap he was, lying in the dirt stinking up the world. He'll be remembered as the scumbag who preyed on the wrong innocent but not helpless victim who did the world a favor.

12 posted on 03/02/2013 7:52:17 AM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Rome2000

You MSM will go into a frenzy about why in the hell did the Dollar General manager have a gun?! He libsill be screaming boycott Dollar Gerneral!
Here’’s a thought idiot liberals - if you dontwnt to get shot not try YO rob someone. I guess when you’re so used to taking other people’s money using government funded welfare programs that they just assume that they can freely take whatever they want and that robbery and theft aren’t really crimes.../s


13 posted on 03/02/2013 7:52:29 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: EXCH54FE

AT first I thought you were quoting a bible phrase.

The store manager certainly used his head by giving the crook what he wanted
and then BAM

Good for the store manager.


14 posted on 03/02/2013 7:53:16 AM PST by RWGinger
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To: Rome2000

You know the MSM will go into a frenzy about why in the hell did the Dollar General manager have a gun?! The libs will be screaming boycott Dollar Gernerall! Here’’s a thought idiot liberals - if you don’t want to get shot don’t try to rob someone. I guess when you’re so used to taking other people’s money using government funded welfare programs that they just assume that they can freely take whatever they want and that robbery and theft aren’t really crimes.../s


15 posted on 03/02/2013 7:54:12 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: RWGinger

If Obama had a greandson, he would have looked like him.


16 posted on 03/02/2013 7:56:16 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: RWGinger

Sniff. I just *love* happy endings.


17 posted on 03/02/2013 7:56:55 AM PST by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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Grandmother Mary Robinson

http://wate.images.worldnow.com/images/21429981_BG1.jpg

It appears that her dead grandson is another one of Obama’s children that was misbehaving.

Remember, Armed Robbery is a very serious offense. I know that the grandmother grieves the loss of the grandson, but actions have consequences.

18 posted on 03/02/2013 7:57:15 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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Granny your grandson had a gun if i had of been the store clerk I would have shot him before he shot me..If your grandson had of killed the store clerk you would not care..Even though the person was working for his money probably to support his family..Well granny it looks like another thug is off the streets so that will make the streets a little safer..


19 posted on 03/02/2013 7:57:33 AM PST by PLD
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To: EXCH54FE

Dollar General will fire the manager for violating store policy in three... two... one...


20 posted on 03/02/2013 8:01:49 AM PST by Yo-Yo
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To: PLD

did he also steal some skittles?was he wearing a hoodie? skittles for trsyvon!


21 posted on 03/02/2013 8:04:05 AM PST by Craftmore
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To: EXCH54FE

Why is it that it’s always the grandmother who speaks out - no mother or father saying he was an angel? Mom and dad missing? In jail? Drugs? Don’t care? Or can’t lie with a straight face to the press?


22 posted on 03/02/2013 8:04:16 AM PST by Duchess47 ("One day I will leave this world and dream myself to Reality" Crazy Horse)
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To: EXCH54FE
"Buy a shotgun."


23 posted on 03/02/2013 8:07:20 AM PST by Yo-Yo
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To: struggle
Agreed.
another promising career as a rap “singer” destroyed by an evil capitalist store manager.
24 posted on 03/02/2013 8:14:30 AM PST by Tupelo (Old, Bald, Ugly, Fat and Broke in Arizona)
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To: EXCH54FE

The victim was the store manager. The robber was the perpetrator not the victim.


25 posted on 03/02/2013 8:20:58 AM PST by em2vn
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To: Rome2000

One less democrat voter.


In your dreams. Being a democrat means you never stop voting, even if you’re dead.


26 posted on 03/02/2013 8:31:00 AM PST by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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Multiple shots were fired. The robber was killed. As of now, police are not revealing the shooting victim's identity

What this liberal media is actually saying is that they will not actively comment on the fact that the perp was black....Customary lying by omission. It's what they do.

Next we will see grandma telling us how young black whoever was "turning his life around and doing well in skool."

27 posted on 03/02/2013 8:31:20 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: EXCH54FE

manager will be fired within the next couple days


28 posted on 03/02/2013 8:31:56 AM PST by stylin19a
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To: EXCH54FE

manager will be fired within the next couple days


29 posted on 03/02/2013 8:32:14 AM PST by stylin19a
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To: Craftmore

Granny is trying to make acase like the thug Tryvon..just wait..


30 posted on 03/02/2013 8:34:01 AM PST by PLD
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To: Craftmore

Granny is trying to make acase like the thug Tryvon..just wait..


31 posted on 03/02/2013 8:34:14 AM PST by PLD
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"It's certainly not worth losing your life over $20, $30, $100 or so, so we always tell people to comply," said Knoxville Police Department Spokesperson Darrell Debusk.

Seems to me that's the advice they used to give airline passengers and crew members prior to 9/11.
Just sayin'

32 posted on 03/02/2013 8:35:27 AM PST by YankeeReb
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No word from his mother .

They don’t know if his father is his father or his uncle


33 posted on 03/02/2013 8:36:32 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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"One less democrat voter."

One MORE democrat voterS.

Sorry, but had to fix that quote for you. We just KNOW that his corpse(not the 0bama Marine kind) will be voting democrat, and more than once.

34 posted on 03/02/2013 8:37:33 AM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Lawgvr1955

You’re exactly right - in the early 90s my cousin owned a pawn shop in south Mississippi.....one afternoon his wife (who was a nurse at a local hospital) was working with him as she was off from her job when a young punk came in (already on bail for another shooting) and robbed them. He then made both get on their knees and killed them with gunshots to the head. That little SOB is now sitting on death row (I guess at some point he’ll be put to death).


35 posted on 03/02/2013 8:37:55 AM PST by BamaDi ("The definition of a racist today is anyone who is winning an argument with a liberal.")
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To: EXCH54FE
From the article:

"According to the district attorney's office, it is doubtful charges will be brought against the store manager based on the police investigation and evidence.

But the final decision should be made by the beginning of next week."

Which gives plenty of time for the race-baiters to mount their protest, at which time the local police will likely fold like a cheap Republican...

36 posted on 03/02/2013 8:38:49 AM PST by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: EXCH54FE

Another Obama FSA mutt bites the dust.


37 posted on 03/02/2013 8:38:58 AM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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Granny your grandson had a gun if i had of been the store clerk I would have shot him before he shot me.

I guess if he'd been background checked and the magazine on the weapon he used to hold up the store was limited to less than 7 rounds this whole tragedy wouldn't have occurred...</s>

38 posted on 03/02/2013 8:41:27 AM PST by YankeeReb
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To: EXCH54FE

How he will be remembered? I can tell her how he will be remembered. As an armed thug who got what the hell was coming to him.


39 posted on 03/02/2013 8:45:22 AM PST by Jeff Winston
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To: Lawgvr1955

Criminals love soft, compliant targets. They tend to avoid places that will get them deceased.


40 posted on 03/02/2013 8:50:01 AM PST by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Rome2000

Are you kidding? He’s dead now he’s guaranteed to vote democrat.


41 posted on 03/02/2013 8:50:31 AM PST by pgkdan ( "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: struggle

This is actually pretty sad. From all appearances, the grandmother is a Christian, and tried to give Christian and moral input into her grandson’s life.

But something else was stronger. Peer influence? Public schools? Rap music? Whatever it was, he’s dead.


42 posted on 03/02/2013 8:51:16 AM PST by Jeff Winston
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another feral yoot bites the dust... feh
43 posted on 03/02/2013 8:53:09 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: struggle

I bet the young man wanted to go to school and start a family


44 posted on 03/02/2013 8:58:13 AM PST by winodog (Thank you Jesus for the calm in my life)
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The robber was shot, then ran away.
His body was found a block and a half away on Holston Drive.


45 posted on 03/02/2013 8:58:36 AM PST by Iron Munro (I miss America, don't you?)
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"I felt like he shouldn't have done it. He should have left everything up to the police," said Robinson.

The grandmas usually say "He shouldn't have took the law into his hands."

It's OK for their grandbabies to rob and kill people, and it's not OK for anybody to stop them.

46 posted on 03/02/2013 8:59:31 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies." --Dr. Ben Carson)
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“The grandmother of a man shot in killed Wednesday outside a Dollar General Store in East Knoxville is sharing her thoughts on the incident and how her grandson will be remembered.”

Is not the proper way to “remember” him that he died as a criminal who was in the process of committing an armed robbery?


47 posted on 03/02/2013 9:00:12 AM PST by Road Glide
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Change my sig for that one


48 posted on 03/02/2013 9:01:25 AM PST by winodog
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To: EXCH54FE
Sidebar at the website:

Armed robber killed tied to five other robberies, victim speaks out
Five robberies in three weeks.

The Dollar general guy should get a medal as he undoubtedly saved a life or two: "According to police, the suspect in those incidents was very aggressive during the robberies and the level of aggressiveness was increasing with each robbery committed."

49 posted on 03/02/2013 9:05:18 AM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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“She should probably be shot too. She raised and released this scourge on to society. (probably 8 others just like him too)”

Reading comprehension seems not to be your strong point, assuming you actually read the article. The grandmother of the dead criminal did try to acculturate him. Note the references to taking him to church?

Church is a significant part of traditional American black social structure.

Unfortunately, so is the Pooblik Skrewl Kollective, race card playing entitlement mongers, ad nauseam.

Give the grandmother credit. In the midst of discussing her loss, she did say her dead grandson had made a mistake. That is, to me, a sure sign of character on her part.

That woman is a lot more honest than most of the Regime and its leader.


50 posted on 03/02/2013 9:09:24 AM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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