Should Mini-Mart Clerk Who Shot Beer Thief Be Charged With a Crime?
|Yavapai County Sheriff's Office|
|Scott LaFonte tried to steal a 12-pack of beer -- so a mini-mart clerk shot him.|
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We reached out to the clerk, Michael Lewis, over Facebook to
Prescott Lieutenant Andy Reinhardt tells New Times the investigation is still in the early stages, and detectives are currently trying to determine whether the shooting was in self defense. He says Lewis could potentially face charges.
Lewis followed LaFonte out of the store before shooting him -- so it's not like his life was in immediate danger. However, LaFonte had a knife -- and this is Arizona, the "Colt Single-Action Army Revolver State."
We want to know what you think: should Lewis be charged with a crime?
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