Thursday, May 30, 2013

NM:Armed Robber’s Widow Suing Store Clerk Who Shot and Killed Her Husband During Robbery Attempt

Cases like this are exactly why if your state does not have a self defense immunity law, you need to be pushing for one. Many states have laws stating that if a shooting is ruled justifiable you cannot be sued in civil court over the incident.

On to the story. In New Mexico a widow is suing a store clerk who shot and killed her husband when he tried to rob the clerk’s store in 2010.

The widow’s case alleges that the shop clerk bears more of the blame for her husband’s death than her husband does because he had time to call the police instead of shooting her armed husband.

Yes, that’s right, she thinks the clerk is more at fault.

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