Officers shoot at armed robbery suspect

February 9, 2009 3:00:50 PM PST
A suspected robber wound up in the hospital after police say he barged into a Blockbuster video store with a gun in northeast Houston.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Officers got a call that someone was robbing the business near Airline and East Parker around 2pm. When they arrived, the armed suspect was leaving. Officers shot at the suspect, but did not hit him.

Once in custody, the man was taken to a hospital in an ambulance. Investigators say he appeared to be on drugs.

A suspected getaway driver was also arrested.

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