LUTZ, Florida -- The surveillance video was chilling. A shooting in the parking lot of the Lutz Walmart. Bill Landry was the man walking nearby and watched as it went down. When he went home to his wife, Brenda, and she saw his face, she knew something was wrong.
"He was all wound up. He was very emotional when he told me what happened," said Brenda Landry.
Bill thought the gun was real, and froze in his tracks saying, "I saw him walking in front of me and he just fired. He shot one clip, then reloaded with a second clip. I just backed away. I didn't know what to think."
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Landry said people have been asking why he didn't do anything or try to intervene, and 10 News asked him that, too.
"People have been asking me that. I tell them I don't know why I didn't do anything. I didn't know what to think. I just froze, " he said.
And that was just fine with Brenda. The Landrys are a quiet, sentimental couple who showed us their antique Christmas tree. They both hold memories of family very close to their hearts, and Brenda counts her blessings.
The only anger the couple has is for the racist attitude of the gunman. They call themselves Americans, and say this country isn't about that in 2013.
"I was raised in a prejudice family. I just didn't come out that way," said Landry.