After making racial remarks towards Erick Paula, the two men followed him and demanded a fight. While Paula tried to warn them, they didn’t heed his advice, a move they would later regret.
Is this really a matter of semantics or are there really differences between a tactical reload and a magazine exchange?
The driver has been suspended, and while the company hasn’t mentioned it, a possible penalty for violating the company’s no guns policy is termination with the app-based driving service.
As the suspect lay in the front yard writhing about, the homeowner’s wife apparently walked over to him, ripped off his mask and told him she would kick him if he moved.
The suspect had been asked to leave after he got into a fight with another customer, and although he left, he returned several minutes later armed with a 12-gauge shotgun and still ready to fight.
A corporate spokesman confirmed that Domino’s has a no weapons policy, but did not say whether the delivery driver will face disciplinary action for ignoring the policy.
The suspect approached the two men, asked for a lighter and pulled a gun on them, but one of the victims sensed something was off and already had retrieved a gun from the car.
Authorities haven’t said what started the argument between the men, but that when it turned physical and Smith started assaulting his attorney, the attorney, in turn, pulled out his gun and fatally shot Smith.
“The guy that works here, he’s a hero,” said Robert Felton, who was in the establishment when the attempted robbery and shooting occurred. “He’s really a hero.”
The Knoxville Police Department said the case is closed and according to a local attorney, Issac Scruggs would only face charges if the federal government intervened, which he said would be unusual and unlikely.