Houston, TX – Armed Store Clerk Shoots Armed Robber Multiple Times
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|Incident at a Glance|
|Gun(s) Used:||Unknown||Location:||Place of Business|
|# of Suspects:||1||Shots Fired:||Multiple|
According to media reports, a man tried to rob the “Stop and Gone” convenience store in Houston, TX. However, the suspect quickly learned he was facing an armed citizen.
The store’s clerk drew a firearm and opened fire, striking the suspect multiple times.
The suspect was able to flee the store and a third party brought the suspect to an area hospital. It is currently unknown if this third party was an accomplice to the crime, has been identified or if they will face charges connected to the incident.
The suspect is being treated for his injuries and is expected to live. The suspect will most likely face charges stemming from the robbery attempt once he is released from the hospital.
According to KTRK,
The store owner tells Eyewitness News this isn’t the first time his business has been targeted.
“It is dangerous. Even in your home it is dangerous, you can’t even go to your home nowadays,” said the store owner.
This is the 142nd defensive gun use we’ve documented in the state of Texas. Texas continues to lead all other states in the number of documented defensive gun uses we’ve found. This is the 1,065th defensive gun use we’ve documented overall.