On Tuesday morning (May 27, 2014) 18-year-old Manuel Ocampo and an accomplice decided to try their hand at carjacking in the East New York section of Brooklyn, New York. I didn't go how they expected.
The two men accosted the driver of a Mercedes Benz S-class sedan and demanded money. The driver tried to comply and offered the money he had. It wasn't enough to satisfy the carjackers and they demanded more money.
In an attempt to appease Ocampo, the driver offered his car and, in a moment of indecisiveness by the carjackers, drew his handgun and opened fire.
Ocampo was wounded and transported by authorities for medical treatment. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. The accomplice fled the scene and was picked up by police shortly after.
A nearby business owner who watched the entire incident on his security cameras calls the area a war zone.
A defensive gun use in NYC? Impossible, right? I mean Bloomberg and Cuomo have done their best to make sure their subjects citizens are disarmed and unable to protect themselves. A small detail, the 55-year-old driver is a retired NYPD officer. It must be nice to be one of the select few whose life means enough to be allowed to defend it.
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