A Houston, Texas woman fatally shot a man at a gas station as he apparently made sexual advances towards her and lunged at her, armed with a knife and umbrella. She produced a .22 caliber rifle from her trunk to defend herself and once she shot him, she took pictures of his body with her cell phone and then drove off. Police say that due to the gas station’s video evidence, which caught the entire episode, the woman will likely not be charged due to Texas’ “Stand Your Ground” law.
The confrontation occurred Sunday evening at the Gulf station located on Cullen Boulevard near Yellowstone in southeast Houston.
As you can see from the news report, which showed the surveillance video from the gas station, the twenty-three year old woman was clearly giving warning to the man to leave her alone. She retrieved the weapon after Louis Daniel, 58, made unwanted sexual advances towards, according to the woman. She claims she felt her life was in danger and retrieved the gun, but it wasn’t until he lunged at her that she stepped back and fired several rounds at him, killing him. He was pronounced dead at the