Purse snatching leads to shootout

April 22, 2008 9:15:57 PM PDT
A purse snatching in east Harris County led to a shootout between the thieves and sheriff's deputies. The purse snatching happened in the parking lot of a Sam's Club around 7pm Tuesday. Deputies began chasing five people, when they say one of the suspects shot at them. Deputies returned fire and were able to catch four of those suspects after a two mile chase. However, the man believed to be the shooter is still on the loose.

No one was hurt in the gun fire.

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