A man was shot by a nine-month-pregnant woman and her husband after he tried to rob them and threatened to kill them in Houston. (See Video Below)
The woman said she parked in front of the All Season Food Store, where her husband works, to deliver food for her him. Two armed men were inside a silver SUV parked nearby waiting for an opportunity.
“I got out of my car, and immediately, the guy in the passenger seat of the silver car got out with an AR and told me that I startled him. You know, he said it in a more vocal way,” the woman said
“No, they were not taking out my baby daddy before July 11,” the woman added.
The woman called her husband, who came outside.
The husband said the man, 39-year-old Mario Duque who has been arrested, repeatedly asked him, “Do you want to die tonight?”
“Thank God we had our guns. I’ve never been happier to be a gun carrier,” the woman said.
After shooting him, the couple held Duque at gunpoint until medical attention arrived.
“A bystander told him, ‘Hey man, if you think you’re dying, you might as well pray to God for forgiveness,'” the husband said.
Duque is a convicted felon.
He remains hospitalized.
He was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful carrying of a weapon.
According to The New York Post:
One of the suspects was shot multiple times and the other fled in a green Dodge Charger.
Neither the husband or wife were injured.
When police arrived at the scene, they found the couple, who had called 911, holding the wounded suspect at gunpoint.
Yesterday, a male attempted to rob a pregnant woman at the Texaco on Berry and Fulton. The lady was able to call her husband who was inside the gas station. The husband came out, and the suspect then began to make threats and he ran up on them armed. Both husband and wife were… pic.twitter.com/DHG2zUFi5L
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