Customs agent involved in shooting

January 31, 2009 4:43:33 AM PST
We have new details in a deadly shooting at a liquor store involving a U.S. customs officer. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

The incident happened at Queensbury near the West Beltway around 8pm Friday. Investigators say an off-duty U.S. Customs officer was inside a liquor store when a man walked in with a gun. The man reportedly pointed the gun at an employee and then went behind the counter to take money.

The customs officer fired his weapon at the suspect and killed him. Authorities say a second person fired at the customs officer, but didn't hit him.

The second suspect fled the scene and hasn't been caught.

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