According to a colleague, Hana Mahameed continued to report the news – her face covered in bandages – as the news station searched for a replacement.
Once the soldier took down the woman’s assailant, a crew quickly rushed in to inform the man the scene was fake and they were simply filming a movie.
There was no indication the gesture was meant to be a joke, but the county prosecutor said there is no such thing when dealing with a gun and a child.
Authorities are unsure if the homeowner was targeted or it was simply a crime of opportunity, but released the video with the hopes of finding the suspect.
“You’ll get a lot better response from just loving people than you will from trying to find fault with them and trying to keep them controlled,” she said.
The suspect choked a 64-year-old woman, but when she freed herself and he moved on to her 75-year-old sister, the younger woman grabbed a gun.
The day included a police escort to the station, followed by lots of zombie slaying.
“With these convictions, we have taken another important step towards securing justice for Agent Brian Terry,” said Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch.
“He drops his gun and goes like this, ‘I’m sorry, I’m sorry. It’s a fake gun. I don’t want nothing,’ and he runs away from the store,” recalled the clerk.
Nogales Police Chief Derek Arnson said ultralights fly past the border, drop drugs and fly back without landing. Only this time they missed the mark.