Deputies: Shots fired during suspect chase in north Harris County


Harris Co. Precinct 4 Constable Ron Hickman says a group of suspects robbed a Sprint cell phone store at I-45 and Cypresswood in the Spring area. Hickman says the suspects were armed and told the manager to put phones into a plastic bag, then forced the manager into the back of the store.

The suspects fled and the manager set off the panic alarm in the store, jumped into his vehicle and called 911 while following the suspects, according to Hickman.

The suspects spotted the manager following them and fired shots into his vehicle. He was not injured.

Precinct 4 deputy constables and Harris Co. Sheriff's deputies then located and pursued the suspects' vehicle, which eventually crashed into a pole near I-45 and Rankin.

Authorities say they apprehended three of the suspects, but the search continues for the other two.

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