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Texas gun the owner protected himself and another woman from a teenager who allegedly tried to rob them at gunpoint in Austin, Texas last week, police announced.
Jaylene Reed, 17, charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. reid was already convicted of a series of robberies in 2021. Police say he was released from juvenile detention. detention on May 27 with foot monitor he cut open off two days later. Then Reid did series of nine robberies in five days, police say.
Reed reportedly approached the man and woman shortly after leaving the house. vehicle that police said contained three other suspects.
“Surveillance video captured Reed leaving the vehicle and approached black male victim and black female victim,” police wrote. – Reed pulled out gun and robbed a male victim of his backpack. At the same time, other suspects in in car excited forward and waited for Reed. Reed moved to flee car pointing the gun at the victim. The injured man pulled out out his firearm and fired several shots at Reed and those in Chevrolet Malibu in myself-defense.”
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The injured man hit Reed in leg.
Soon after, police located Reed and three other suspects and placed a tourniquet on Reed’s leg before he was taken to the hospital. The authorities restored the number of stolen items in place, including pistols.
The police released photos of Reid and two of his accomplices Andre Harris and Paul Rossum, both 18 years old. However, the fourth suspect was a minor.
Police said the four suspects committed each of robbery in similar fashion.
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“All nine robberies that have occurred recently were committed in the same way during the daytime,” APD wrote. One suspect was leaving vehicle and then type busy business area. Other suspects inside car would also identify potential targets. Once identified, the suspects approach him, point a gun and demand their things. In some cases, the victims were head injuries after being “beaten with a gun” group of men.”