A Houston, Texas man was coming back to his apartment just before midnight Wednesday at the Augusta Apartment Homes. Detectives say that's when he caught the eye of a criminal who had been lurking in the lot.
As the criminal approached he demanded the resident's wallet, cash, and smart phone.
Rather than turn over his possessions, the tenant - a concealed carry licensee - drew his handgun and fired two shots. The criminal was struck by both shots and was able to flee to a waiting getaway car.
Of course, he showed up shortly after at a local hospital seeking treatment and was arrested when deputies showed up to investigate.
The case will be turned over to a Grand Jury but no charges are expected to be filed.
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