Armed suspect shoots man during robbery

December 24, 2009 4:23:19 AM PST
Police in southeast Houston are looking into an armed robbery that led to a shooting. Authorities say a man was returning home to his apartment on Broadway near Rockhill after grocery shopping overnight. When he got out of his car, a man ran up, pointed a gun at him and demanded his wallet and money.

A friend of the victim saw what was going on and ran over to try to stop the robber. Police say the suspect saw him coming and shot him.

The victim was transported to Memorial Hermann in critical condition. Police are still looking for the gunman.


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