Store clerk's family speaks out after robbery

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The Family Dollar clerk is still shaken up after police say he shot and killed a suspected robber yesterday morning.

The 25-year-old clerk is still shaken up after police say he shot and killed a suspected robber Friday morning.

Houston police say a Family Dollar cashier fired twice at robbery suspect after he demanded money this morning at a store in northwest Houston. The suspect died from the gunshot wounds.

Houston police have not said whether the suspect -- who was masked during the incident -- was armed. He died at the scene. His age is unknown at this time.

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According to his family, the clerk had been robbed before and always brought a gun to work.

His family also commented that he wasn't even supposed to be working Friday; he was covering for another coworker.

Police are reviewing surveillance video and this case will be referred to a Harris County Grand Jury.
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