Witnesses say the two were arguing when the man threatened to cut Lawrence’s mother and when Lawrence got between the two, he was stabbed in the abdomen.
Witnesses say as the man was stabbing his ex’s new boyfriend, a third male shot the suspect, but the man with the gun fled the scene and hasn’t been found.
He was robbed six times in 10 months, but after the last robbery, Cates told deputies he was going to buy a gun and carry it everywhere.
It’s unclear if the suspects said anything when they entered the store, but as soon as the clerk saw a weapon, he quickly retrieved his own gun.
The victim, who was carrying a legally owned handgun, shot the suspect in the abdomen and both legs.
Authorities say the shooting was over a drug debt, but the man’s family said his daughter was robbed earlier in the day and he went to get the money back.
The shock rocker defended his use of the prop while noting that the “act of theater” was not meant to be disrespectful or insensitive.
As the suspect was running out of the door, he returned his handgun to his waistband, but apparently accidentally pulled the trigger while doing so.
Finicum was shot and killed by authorities at a roadblock during the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon, last year.
Authorities say a scuffle ensued during the traffic stop and the officer was struck by the vehicle, but also shot the driver multiple times.