In Memphis, Tennessee, an armed woman is credited with scaring off a robber who tried to hold up her husband at gunpoint. It was all caught on video.
“Get the fuck out of here,” the woman said, shortly before firing what has been described as a warning shot.
The woman’s uncle, on condition of anonymity, told the local Fox affiliate that she and her husband were visiting him at his home in Whitehaven, a neighborhood in Memphis. On Sunday, a man wearing a light-blue jacket held up the husband in broad daylight. As seen on video, the suspect has his hand at his waist on what witnesses said was a gun.
At the time, the woman and the uncle were inside the home. The robber had presumably demanded a phone and a ride. The wife confronted the suspect–she was armed with a gun herself.
“I advise you to back the fuck up,” she said. The uncle said the woman wasn’t trying to hit the robber with the warning shot.
“She said she didn’t want to kill him, but when he fired back at us after she fired the warning shot, she said she was trying to hit him then but didn’t,” he told the outlet.
Police are still trying to identify the robbery suspect. They request anyone with information on him to call CrimeStoppers at 901-528 CASH.
“She’s bold,” the uncle said. “She ain’t scared of nothing.” He also said he hoped that the cops could apprehend the robbery suspect before anyone got hurt.
[Screengrab via Fox 13 Memphis]