Video: Waffle House Burglar Shot, Killed by Concealed Carry Permit Holder

A surveillance video of an attempted robbery of a Spartanburg, South Carolina, Waffle House shows 19-year-old Dante Williams pointing a gun at customers, then being shot dead by concealed carry permit holder Justin Harrison.

The attempted robbery took place in January 2012, but video from it was just obtained by FOX Carolina.

After Williams walked into the Waffle House, he held out a gun, and he and accomplice Jawan Craig yelled, "Everybody get down, get down." Everybody complied except Harrison, who continued sitting on a bar stool with his breakfast in front of him.

Harrison said he made up his mind he was "not getting on the floor," that he was "not going to be a victim." 

He said the two robbers "terrorized" the other customers, and then Williams began walking in his direction. Harrison said, "This was the only time. If I am going to fight it was that one time. He was approaching me and I saw that as him engaging me."

Harrison drew his gun and shot Williams, killing him "almost instantly."

Craig then tried to wrestle the gun out of Harrison's hand before finally fleeing. He was arrested and convicted in the burglary. 

Watch the video below:

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