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Bad move: Gas station robber brings knife to gun fight

The Washington Times -- A knife-wielding thug who attempted to rob a Utah convenience store left empty handed after the clerk drew his gun and asked him to leave.

Luis Guiterrez Gonzales entered the Tesoro convenience store in Millcreek around noon Monday brandishing a knife. He demanded money from the store clerk, who drew his pistol instead, KSL Utah reports.

Owner of the Tesoro for five years, Ahmed Nazir, said he keeps the gun behind the counter for protection. He had never had to reach for it until Monday, he told KSL. “He just walked all the way over here, pulled out his knife and said, ‘Hey, open the register and give me your money.’ I thought, ‘Wow,’ ” Mr. Nazir said. “I pulled out my gun and I said, ‘Just leave your knife here and leave the store.’ And he left.”


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2013 6:06:40 AM

Einstain... he ain't. But at least smart enough to know when he's outgunned.
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 12:16:43 AM

cutup
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2013 12:11:49 AM


But, But Aviator_Rob that is not what happened!
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gravityhurts
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 5:31:14 AM

He was probably waiting on his background check to be completed, like every law abiding criminal.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 2:35:13 AM


O K
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 2:24:12 AM

I love a happy ending.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:38:55 AM

Wasn't a gun "fight" then
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Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:36:54 AM

So tell me everyone. What do you do if two guys come into the store and one guy walks down the aisle towards the back? The first guy draws a knife and when you draw your gun, the other guy comes up from the side, with his gun already drawn. Now what?

Too many people think they can go all Tarantino if they have a gun. That piece won't do you a lot of good if you don't have the brains to assess the situation.
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doc029
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:33:49 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:31:34 AM

he shoulda shot him!
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:25:32 AM

The clerk was later arrested for having to many bullets in the clip. Future ending to the story.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:24:08 AM

That's why we have the right to bear arms.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:22:18 AM

That's funny.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:22:05 AM

dumb ass
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:21:48 AM

Where would he had been if the gun law had taken his gun?????
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:20:39 AM

We need more knife control!
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:19:00 AM

posted yesterday
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:18:55 AM

crooks...
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:18:40 AM

I'll bet he won't go back there again!
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:18:20 AM

idiot.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:17:52 AM

I support the actions by the owner.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:17:43 AM

Old news, but still funny story.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:17:37 AM

we are still discussing this?
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:15:55 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:15:00 AM

Funny story.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:13:36 AM

Each and every day brings us more dumb crook news. Thanks.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:13:30 AM

Another win for the good guys. Our 2nd ammendment in action. I love it.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:13:14 AM

old news
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:13:08 AM

bad timing?
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:12:25 AM

Taking away the guns from the citizens didn't happen fast enough to help Mr. Gonzales.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:11:26 AM

"the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed".
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:10:52 AM

Nice
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:08:28 AM

Time for a new line of work. He doesn't make a very good criminal.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:08:05 AM

Totally support that be protected himself!!
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:07:52 AM

Looks good on him.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:07:41 AM

Now there is a special kind of stupid!
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:07:25 AM

Should have checked behind the counter before drawing the knife.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:06:49 AM

Whoops!
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:04:53 AM

Did the knife have a pistol grip?
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:04:46 AM

No, @guitargranny. What we want is for the idiots who sell guns to so-called "straw purchasers" to cut that crap out.

Do we need to post checkpoints at the state line to see who's bringing all these guns into our state?
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:03:28 AM

Good deal.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:03:15 AM

He should have shoot him!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:02:51 AM

stupid ..... both
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:02:36 AM

Sure, @A_NY_Outlaw. Sounds like you have all the answers.

Riiight!
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:02:27 AM

when most people have firearms these days!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:01:49 AM

Self defense!
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:01:33 AM

Stupid crook...lucky to be alive.
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:00:55 AM

Same story, different day...
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Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2013 12:00:44 AM

So tell me everyone. What do you do if two guys come into the store and one guy walks down the aisle towards the back? The first guy draws a knife and when you draw your gun, the other guy comes up from the side, with his gun already drawn. Now what?

Too many people think they can go all Tarantino if they have a gun. That piece won't do you a lot of good if you don't have the brains to assess the situation.
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Ok!
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