An armed citizen defended his girlfriend and himself by shooting an alleged armed robber during an attempted robbery last week in Austin, Texas.
FOX News reports that the robbery suspect, 17-year-old Jaylyn Reed, was “released from juvenile detention on May 27 with an ankle monitor.”
Reed allegedly cut off the ankle monitor, then went on a robbery spree.
Austin PD indicates Reed’s alleged run-in with the armed citizen was caught on surveillance video.
Police noted that the video shows Reed exit a vehicle in which others were sitting, after which he “approached a black male victim and a black female victim.”
Reed then allegedly pulled a gun and robbed the male of a backpack.
Police observed, “Reed moved toward the getaway car while pointing