Police raided a shootout at a Houston gas station Wednesday where the owner reportedly shot a customer during a dispute over a Slim Jim beef snack. The gas station owner, identified as Mohammed Kahloon, accused the male customer, Cameron Carson, of stealing the $ 1.99 beef stick, 25, and shot him in the leg during the subsequent argument, police said.
"This guy came running out of the store while I screaming pumping gas," you have not paid for this Slim Jim, "" Witness Kenny Allen said KTRK-TV. " (Carson) said, "I did pay for Slim Jim, the next thing you know is that this guy grabs his back, pulls his gun and shoots him."
Allen, who was traveling with Carson, told KPRC-TV that his friend had pushed Kahloon when the shopkeeper kicked him in the face he had to pay about $ 1 for the dried sausage snack and argued that he should have received $ 2.15.
Carson underwent surgery at Ben Taub Hospital and was supposed to survive, police said.
Kahloon was picked to talk to the investigators, KTRK-
The police said last November that Kahloon had been injured when three suspects tried to rob his shop and he fired his gun several times, leaving a suspect was killed – TV that Khaloon has since worked restlessly in the store.
The police reportedly placed a piece of evidence over a Slim Jim in the gas station parking lot.
"It's amazing about a slim Jim," Allen told KCRA-TV. "A $ 1.99 Slim Jim."