Alene Tchekmedyian|May 31, 2012 7:00 am
It would only take a couple minutes.
The store was closing, so there’d be little foot traffic inside.
Neither of them would rob a store with just anybody. They were brothers, Los Angeles transplants from Chicago’s South Side.
Dressed in head-to-toe black with just their eyes exposed, they’d be in and out, hopefully three or four thousand dollars richer.
No one else knew about the plan. It would be quick. They’d planned it out just hours earlier.
Nobody would get hurt, and they’d finally have enough money to avoid eviction and pay the $725 rent for their Hawthorne home.
They’d even be out in time to take their female friends to the movies. They’d planned to see “Think Like a Man.”
But what they’d failed to discuss was what they would do if dozens of police officers, machinegun-bearing SWAT teams, two helicopters and two dogs from seven different cities flooded the scene.
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