SHOTGUN-WIELDING ROBBER SHOT BY DINER PATRONS
Jacksonville, Fla. A would be robber with a shotgun strode into a diner
and ordered everyone to the floor. Then, two elderly customers pulled
guns of their own on him and started firing away.
Dervonne Marquise Moore, 17, of Jacksonville, was arrested later at a
hospital, where he was being treated for a gunshot wound. Moore, who
was charged with armed robbery, was in fair condition yesterday.
Police said the customers who opened fire won't be charged.
When the masked gunman grabbed a waitress Monday night and tried to get
her to open the cash register at Sam's St. Johns Seafood, 69-year-old
Oscar Moore pulled out his .22-caliber revolver and shot the gunman in
the abdomen. another diner, 81-year-old Robert Guerry, pulled out a
.22-caliber derringer and fired at the teen as he fled.
A company trying to continue its five-year perfect safety record showed
its workers a film aimed at encouraging the use of safety goggles on the
job. According to Industrial Machinery News, the film's depiction of gory
industrial accidents was so graphic that twenty-five workers suffered minor
injuries in their rush to leave the screening room. Thirteen others fainted,
and one man required seven stitches after he cut his head falling off a
chair while watching the film.
On February 3, 1990, a Renton (Seattle area) man tried to commit a
robbery. This was probably his first attempt, as suggested by his
lack of a record of violent crime, and by his terminally stupid
1.The target was H&J Leather & Firearms, a gunshop;
Upon seeing the officer, the would-be robber announced a holdup and fired a
few wild shots.
2.The shop was full of customers, in a state where a substantial fraction
of the adult population is licensed to carry concealed handguns in public
3.To enter the shop, he had to step around a marked King County Police patrol
car parked at the front door;
4.An officer in uniform was standing next to the counter, having coffee before
reporting to duty.
The officer and a clerk promptly returned fire, removing him from the
Several other customers also drew their guns, but didn't fire. No one
else was hurt.
Homossassa, FL. A man went into a hardware store to apply for a
After completing his application he then went to the section of the store
that sold guns. He asked to see a couple guns.
The attendent left for a moment and the guy stole the guns. Not only was
he video-taped, the police
used the address on his application to go to his house and arrest him.
Jacques LeFevrier left nothing to chance when he decided to commit
He stood at the top of a tall cliff and tied a noose around his neck.
He tied the other end of the rope to a large rock. He drank some
poison and set fire to his clothes. He even tried to shoot himself
at the last moment.
He jumped and fired the pistol. The bullet missed him and cut through
the rope above him. Free of the threat of hanging, he plunged into
the sea. The sudden dunking extinguished the flames and made him
vomit the poison. He was dragged out of the water by a kind fisherman and
was taken to hospital, where he died...of exposure!!!