The suspects said they went to rob the tenants, but didn’t know the couple moved into the house just days prior and the intended targets were now gone.
Claiming individuals are using the law as a reason to take someone’s life, a group of senate Democrats want to make a major change to the state’s self-defense statutes.
A security guard from a nearby store said it’s sad because the guy was just trying to take care of his family and something bad like this happened.
When the suspect, later found to be just 17-years-old, demanded what was in the truck, he didn’t realize that’s where the 22-year-old worker had a handgun.
The 19-year-old girl who was killed was found to be in possession of a knife and a gun, and had gained entry into the home by removing a window AC unit.
A proposal that would have further strengthened the Sunshine State’s self-defense statutes fell by the wayside Monday in a House subcommittee vote.
Harvey Lembo’s lawyer said the suit is about ensuring people like him are given the opportunity to use their constitutional rights to defend themselves.
The boy’s mother said she kept the gun in the home for protection, but that she never taught her son how to use it.
While the suspect was busy robbing the bank, a retired deputy who was at the drive-thru window and witnessed the robbery was getting ready to stop him.
The suspects fled from the home, but five days after the break-in, one of the suspects turned himself in.