Attempted robbery suspect shot in NE Houston

December 28, 2012 5:04:02 PM PST
Detectives are investigating a shooting that reportedly started as an attempted robbery at a convenience store in northeast Houston.

The incident happened at a King Foodmart on Homestead near Firnat. From SkyEye 13 HD, a lot of police officers could be seen at the scene, who've cordoned off the area with crime scene tape.

A police spokesperson says a suspect tried to rob the store and an employee inside shot him in the chest. The suspect was rushed to Ben Taub General Hospital and is in surgery.

Detectives are at the scene, still trying to gather more details.

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