The only details we have of this incident are from a video that was filmed below showing looters breaking into a jewelry store in San Antonio, TX. You can hear the mob cheer as they finally break through the glass and then rush the jewelry store.
You can hear people saying “Take that. S#%T!” and “TAKE ALL THAT JEWELRY!”
Well, they got something more than jewelry because someone inside the store had a gun to protect themselves and presumably their business.
We recently covered a story out of Minneapolis where a business owner shot and killed an alleged looter and was arrested. Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground laws in Minnesota are a bit different than Texas, not surprising.
Quoting Texas Penal Code Sec. 9.32:
A person is justified in using deadly force against another if the actor knew or had reason to believe that the person against whom the deadly force was used unlawfully and with force entered, or was attempting to enter unlawfully and with force, the actor’s occupied habitation, vehicle, or place of business or employment.
Now, I’m no lawyer but that video seems to show that they definitely unlawfully entered the business with force.
We will update this story as more details come out.