Sad but useful reminder that a gun is not a magical talisman warding off evil. A gun is useless without training in how to use it, or not use it. Dad gets a Mo for leaving his three kids fatherless.
The suspect, whose identity has not yet been released, approached the family and demanded cash and valuables from Rodriguez. But instead of handing over his belongings, Rodriguez became involved in a scuffle with the suspect, during which time both men fired shots from their own handguns.