Jumat, 25 November 2011

violence on black friday

A thief shot a Black Friday customer who refused to leave his purchases outside a Walmart store, leaving the victim to hospital in critical but stable condition after one of the many incidents of violence in California, which marred the annual hunting ritual deal , officials said.

Police in San Leandro, about 15 miles east of San Francisco, said the victim and her family ran from their car about 1:45 when they were compared with a group of men who took their spending. When the family refused, a fight broke out and one of the thieves pulled a gun and shot the man, said Sgt. Mike Sobek.
"The suspects saw these guys have made the car and tried to fly, but have failed," Sobek said.
In another Walmart in a wealthy suburb of Los Angeles, a woman trying to take delivery buy cheap electronics unleashed pepper spray at the crowd of buyers, causing minor injuries to 20 people, police said.
The attack occurred around 10:20 Thursday, shortly after the doors opened for the sale of Wal-Mart in Porter Ranch in the San Fernando Valley.
The shop had a case of updating the Xbox video player and brought a crowd had gathered to wait for the unpacking, when the woman started spraying the people "to an advantage," police Sgt. Jose Valle said.
"Their faces were red," shopper Juan Lopez told ABC News Radio. "This man is not come to my wife goes, 'Call an ambulance! Call an ambulance!"
Ten people were slightly injured by the pepper spray and 10 others suffered minor bumps and bruises in the chaos, Valle said. They were treated on site.
The woman fled in confusion, but it is unclear if you have an Xbox. If found, it could face criminal prosecution battery, Valle said.
"Walmart is the inclusion of income to see if it was bought," he said.
In the shootout in San Leandro, members of the family of the victim has long been one of the suspected thieves fought, but at least three other people _ including the shooter fled in a car, police said.
Tony Phillips, 20, was arrested on charges of attempted murder and attempted robbery and booked into Alameda County jail after being treated in hospital for minor injuries from the scuffle with the family of the victim, Sgt. Sobek said.
Sobek and prison officials do not immediately know whether Phillips was a lawyer.
Investigators were examining video from a surveillance camera installed outside the shop. "The film is a bit grainy, but I hope that gives us a better idea of ​​what happened," Sobek said.
Witnesses said the car was full of Walmart Black Friday shoppers at the time, and the magazine was briefly closed as police investigated.
Also Friday, a man was stabbed outside a downtown Sacramento, in an apparently gang-related incident that buyers in the stores.
The victim was taken to hospital with non life-threatening, police said.
The stabbing comes from a fight between two groups of about three hours in front of a department of Macy's Arden Fair. The store opened at midnight to buyers of the post-Thanksgiving deals to give.
Richard Swift, a witness told KCRA-TV that the stabbing three men involved, and then began one of them made a remark about women who were with two other men.
Are not arrested. The police hoped surveillance will help identify suspects

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