8:55 am December 12, 2011, by David Markiewicz
A woman who pepper sprayed at least 20 shoppers who attacked her two teenage children as she picked out X-Box video game consoles at a California Walmart on Black Friday might sue the store for not providing enough security.
Her son and daughter were punched, kicked and beaten, the attorney for the woman, Elizabeth Macias said, in a report from ABC News.
Earlier, Los Angeles County prosecutors decided there wasn’t enough evidence to indict her on felony charges. She could still face misdemeanor charges. The melee was videotaped.
“[The victims'] faces were red,” shopper John Lopez told ABC News Radio after the incident. “This one guy was coming up to my wife going, ‘Call an ambulance! Call an ambulance!’”
Macias turned herself in to police but wouldn’t answer questions.
Mike Fesperman of the Los Angeles Police Department told the Los Angeles Times, “I’m not saying it was right. It could have been a situation that she was in fear for her safety, that she would be crushed.”
Police said in the videos people could be heard saying, “I’m being trampled.”
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