February 4, According to a report on ABC Channel 15 on the 2nd, on January 30, local time, a woman in Phoenix, the United States saw two people robbing a shop and tried to shoot to stop it, but was accidentally injured.
The clerk was arrested by the police.
According to the information provided by the police, Reyes, who was 45 years old, was walking a dog nearby when he happened to ran into two people holding the merchandise and running out of the store.
The clerk yelled and chased after him. Reyes immediately realized that this was a robbery.
While the two robbers were boarding the car and absconding, Reyes took out his pistol and fired two shots at the vehicle, trying to prevent the vehicle from escaping without hurting people. But instead of stopping the vehicle, it hit the clerk on the knee.
The police said that when he arrived at the scene, Reyes had unloaded his pistol and cooperated with the police.
The injured clerk was also taken to the hospital in time.
Currently, Reyes has paid the police $25,000 and was released, but she will appear in court next week to accept charges of using lethal weapons in the city.
The incident triggered discussions among American netizens on the safety of guns.
Some foreign netizens called her a “good guy with guns”, and some netizens said that robbery crimes do not lead to death and should not be shot.