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A 17-year-old robber was arrested outside a Taco Bell restaurant in Ft. Worth, Texas, after being shot by police. The robber was still there when police arrived because he had demanded both cash and a chalupa, a kind of soft taco. “He got the money but then waited there while his food was being prepared,” police Lt. Duane Paul said. Officers shot the suspect in the arm and leg after he brandished a weapon at officers, but it turned out his gun was a toy. “He never got his chalupa,” Paul noted. (RC/Reuters) ...Right. At Taco Bell it takes a real gun to get good service.
Original Publication Date: 15 July 2001
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 8.

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