Employee fires assault rifle at suspects breaking into gun range parking lot

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One of the burglary suspects shot at an employee, and that employee fired back, according to police. (KTRK)

Employees at a west Houston gun range fought back after an attempted car break in outside a gun store overnight.

Police say that two employees stayed in the Full Armour Gun Range because of recent burglaries.
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Employees at a west Houston gun range fought back after an attempted break in overnight.


They heard noises around 12:30am, grabbed some guns and went outside.

According to police, surveillance cameras captured two cars driving into the gun range parking lot.

During those 90 seconds, employees of Full Armor stopped four men as they were breaking into an employees car.

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Police say the employees detained two suspects, but two others drove off and fired shots at an employee.

That's when one of the employees fired back with an AR-15.

Police say that a man with a gunshot wound showed up at West Houston Medical Center 30 minutes after the attempted burglary.

It's not clear if that person was one of the suspects.
There were several shoes and electronics found in the vehicle at the gun range allegedly driven by one of the suspects, according to police.

One of the suspects who was arrested at the scene is a felon and was armed with a pistol.

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