Securtiy guard scares off car thief with gunshot

January 28, 2013 2:29:18 PM PST
A security guard scared off a potential car thief with a bullet.

It happened in the parking lot of a game room on Shaver near Avenue I. The guard told South Houston police he saw a man trying to steal something out a pickup truck. He fired one shot and the man took off running.

It's not clear if the guard actually hit the suspect.

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