A Seventy Six year old Bingo playing Grandmother has been killed in a shootout. The facts that surround this case are astounding.
The South Carolina woman had been previously robbed in this same manner right in front of her house. The tragedy highlights a few issues for land based charity based bingo games. In some cases cash amounts can be tempting for criminals.
This is not an isolated case. There are many attempts on bingo halls a few that have been reported here. It seems that criminality now extend tips on who to target.
The decision to allow the pensioner to carry on taking cash home should also be reviewed. The most incredible part of the story is Dorothy Hendrix. She had the guts to stand up to and confront this behavior.
After her first experience of being robbed she took a course in firearms and purchased a weapon. In almost similar circumstances she had a shootout , wounding 2 assailants. One in the stomach and one in the arm. Three people are in custody for this murder.
The tragedy though is that Dot will not be here to enjoy it. She sustained fatal injuries in the attack.