Trucker fatally shot during hold-up

June 9, 2008 3:53:11 AM PDT
A trucker was shot to death during a hold-up in north Houston. Police tell us the man was unloading fuel from a tanker truck into the tanks at a gas station on the North Freeway and West Gulf Bank late last night. A man walked up to him and demanded his money.

Investigators say the trucker pulled out some cash and got into a struggle with the robber. That's when the robber shot him several times and killed him.

The trucker's girlfriend witnessed the shooting. The gunman got away.

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