… but not a leg it turns out. And they weren’t even new shoes. teenager lost his arm when an absolutely stupid robbery he attempted went idiotically wrong.
Police say the 17-year-old boy, Zachary Sam, contacted a 39-year-old man known as “Phil” who was selling a pair of Air Jordan shoes on Craiglist. They arranged to meet at the junction of Avenue M and East 84th Street in Canarsie, where the teen got into the seller’s car and pulled out a gun, police said. The teen stole the sneakers and then walked away.
Unfortunately the thief only managed to get 100 yards or so when the driver made a U-turn, stepped on the gas and ran over the teenager, severing his arm, police told PIX11.
The teen, missing his arm, managed to jump on an MTA bus, where he demanded a MetroCard. Just then, the victim yanked the teenager off the bus and told the driver he’d robbed him. Then the teen escaped his clutches again and ran home, where he collapsed, police said.
He is now in a stable condition in hospital and doctors are hoping to be able to reattach the arm.
The driver now faces an attempted murder charge. His relatives said his actions were done in self-defense.
“He was just there to help support his family,” Phil’s cousin said. “What would you do if someone pulled a gun on you?”
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