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Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX, 05/27/06

Friday, September 1, 2006

Fortunately for McRon Thompson, two armed teens up to no good proved to be not very bright. According to police, Thompson was washing his car when a 15-year-old boy forced him into the back seat at gunpoint while an 18-year-old man got behind the wheel. They drove to a vacant lot that, apparently unbeknownst to the carjackers, was just a few hundred feet from a police station. At that point, Thompson was able to retrieve his .40-caliber pistol from his pocket and open fire on his assailants. Police officers, hearing the shots from the station, quickly responded and caught the teens as they ran. The suspects were taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds and later faced aggravated robbery charges.
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