Man shot attempting to rob gas station on Houston's west side

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man has been shot after attempting to rob a gas station on Houston's west side.

Houston police responded to reports of an armed robbery at a Shell gas station on Richmond near Wilcrest around 7 a.m.

A caller allegedly told police he shot a robbery suspect. It's not clear if the person who called police was an employee at the gas station or a customer.

The suspect was transported to Memorial Hermann hospital in an unknown condition.
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