Stand Your Ground: Black Woman Shoots Black Man Who Threatend Her With a Knife

HOUSTON — Homicide investigators with HPD said a woman who shot and killed a man in a gas station parking lot may have feared for her life.

The confrontation occurred Sunday evening at the Gulf station located on Cullen Boulevard near Yellowstone in southeast Houston.

Surveillance video shows the shooter, described as a 23-year-old woman, retrieving a rifle from the trunk of her car and pointing it toward the ground near a man armed with an umbrella and a pocket knife.

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Then it shows the man swinging at the woman as she steps back and fires the weapon.

Family members identified the victim as 58-year-old Louis Daniel.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, the shooter claimed the man had made unwanted sexual advances and refused to leave her alone. She also told police she feared for her life.

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