DALLAS, Texas — Two break-in attempts this week with two very different outcomes.
In one case, the victim used his camera to shoot the suspect. In the other, the victim shot one of the suspects with his gun.
Dallas PD responded to a Valero on Webb Chapel after someone called 911 about a man who’d been shot. He did on the way to Parkland Hospital.
Surveillance footage from the gas station shows a man and a woman dumping their passenger.
It didn’t take long before cops connected the victim to another 911 call from the Spanish Pueblo Apartments. Tomas Lopez called the cops to say two people tried to rob him.
“Mr. Lopez was armed with a pistol inside his apartment. Fearing for his life, he shot one of the suspects,” Dallas PD Lt. Thomas Castro said.
DPD says the suspect was Asaid Asnistani.
In video from another break-in attempt near 75 and Ross Ave, Andrew Birmingham recorded a guy stretching before he tries to bust down the door.
That’s right kids, you want to pull a muscle during a B&E.
Turns out, he didn’t make it into the house, but Birmingham — who was inside at the time – says he didn’t feel he need a gun in his situation.
“I don`t know if its worth dying over really,” he said.
Dallas PD is still looking for the suspects in both these cases.
But crooks may want to be the ones on the lookout. Depending on whose house you crash, you could end up look like an idiot.. or dead.