Withdrawal declined.After his shift at Hershey Foods, Jacob Evans of Memphis, Tennessee For the ancient Egyptian capital, see .
Memphis is a city in the southwest corner of Tennessee, and the county seat of Shelby County. Memphis rises above the Mississippi River on the 4th Chickasaw Bluff just below the mouth of the Wolf River. , drove home--right into a kidnapping kidnapping, in law, the taking away of a person by force, threat, or deceit, with intent to cause him to be detained against his will. Kidnapping may be done for ransom or for political or other purposes. .
Arriving at home, Evans and a friend riding with him were immediately accosted ac·cost
tr.v. ac·cost·ed, ac·cost·ing, ac·costs
1. To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request.
2. To solicit for sex. by two men in their 20s who were carrying guns. The two armed men told Evans' friend to exit the car, and then, with Evans still in the driver's seat driv·er's seat
A position of control or authority. , they entered themselves, one in the front seat, one in the back.
The two men, who told Evans that they wanted him to withdraw $10,000 from a nearby bank, apparently were the same two men who had robbed Evans at gunpoint in his front yard two weeks earlier, stealing $400 from him. When Evans told the men that he didn't have an account at the bank that they wanted him to go to, he was directed to go to his own bank, which was about two miles distant.
As Evans was driving to his bank, the First Tennessee This article or section has multiple issues:
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1. in epidemiology, a group of individuals sharing a common characteristic and observed over time in the group.
2. and then went into the bank to get the slip. When the robber had gone, Evans spotted a security guard and tried to get his attention. "Call police, I'm being robbed," he tried to mouth to the guard, Evans told the Commercial-Appeal.
The remaining robber became apprehensive about the presence of the guard and kept looking over his shoulder at him. It was this distraction that gave Evans his chance to fight back. When the robber once again turned to watch the guard, Evans retrieved a pistol from under his seat--a gun that he had purchased in the parking lot of a gas station after the earlier robbery. Gun in hand, Evans turned and began firing, hitting the robber six times and killing him.
Not forgetting the second robber in the bank, Evans began reloading Reloading
A term lenders commonly use to refer to the habits of borrowers taking out loans to repay the balance on other loans. Often reloading is done to take advantage of lower interest rates offered by other loans, and potential tax benefits. . At that moment, the second robber came out of the bank and saw that the tables had been dramatically turned, and he bolted. Evans tried to shoot him also, without success. Bank employees called the police. When investigators arrived, Evans was questioned and released. Charges aren't expected. Police are still trying to identify the robbers.