Apr 17, 2014 11:54 AM by Ben Lloyd - firstname.lastname@example.org
CORPUS CHRISTI - Things got out of control at a gas station Wednesday night as a group of men fought over a spot at the pumps.
Cell phone video from a customer shows a group of men arguing by a pickup at the Stripes on Nueces Bay Boulevard and I-37.
One man is pushed to the ground by an attacker and punched several times. A witness tries to separate the two, but he's ignored. Then another witness calmly walks up and does get the two apart.
That's when things went sideways. Someone jumped behind the wheel of the truck and moves towards the group.
Someone yells out "Watch out bro!" Then a witness pulls out a pistol and fires one shot at the windshield. Some more words were exchanged before the driver of the truck peeled out of the parking lot. Look closely at the video and you'll see the guy who fired. He's wearing a white hat and black clothing.
Police tracked the pickup over to Portland where they discovered the driver had been shot in one hand.
Back at the Stripes store, police released the shooter because he has a concealed handgun permit and officers felt he was acting in self-defense.
There's no word today if anyone else will face charges for the fight.
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