GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Grand Prairie pawn store worker was charged with homicide for allegedly capturing and killing a suspected shoplifter, Dorian Medina.
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Medina’s household met with Grand Prairie Police Thursday night.
His brother instructed CBS 11, he’s relieved police determined to file a homicide cost towards the suspect on this case.
Dorian Medina, 22, was a father of a new child and lived down the road from Lone Star Pawn the place he misplaced his life Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 15.
Grand Prairie Police stated Medina had dedicated a misdemeanor theft contained in the enterprise and was driving away when an worker, recognized as Worth Mackey, fired a handgun and killed Medina who was inside his automotive.
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Patricia Reyes, who owns a used automotive lot subsequent door, stated she heard three gun photographs and was shocked to listen to an worker allegedly used lethal pressure on a shoplifter.
“Nothing is greater than a life, that is anyone, some particular person, every thing,” she stated.
An indication on the door stated the pawn store was closed on Thursday.
Rick Pruitt, a frequent buyer, stated he believes the worker was justified in his actions.
“He was effectively inside his rights,” Pruitt stated. “Take it from an animalistic or a divine proper perspective, you’re entitled shield what’s yours.”
Legal legislation consultants say normal self-defense legal guidelines, not the Fort Doctrine, apply on this case.
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They are saying the worker should present he was in worry for his life to justify that lethal choice.