Monday, April 5, 2010

Jennings Lawnmower Repair Store Owner Mows Down a Customer

Posted By on Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 11:11 AM

Ahmad Harris, the owner of Jennings Lawnmower Repair, shot and wounded a customer at about 10 a.m. Saturday morning after an argument escalated inside his store, located at 6502 West Florissant Avenue.

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Harris reportedly told police that the customer came behind the counter to threaten him, then left the store. When he returned, Harris said the man reached toward his waistband as if going for a gun. That's when the shopkeeper unloaded three rounds in self-defense.

The customer was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries and the St. Louis County Prosecutor has taken the case under advisement, with charges possible pending further police investigation.

Video from the scene after the jump...

 

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