Bus stop robbery ends in gunfire, 2 men sought by police

(Crime Stoppers/Houston Police Department)

A gunman and another man are sought by police after an attempted robbery in April ended in gunfire in southwest Houston. Police are asking for the public's help to identify the suspects.

The shooting happened on April 11 around 3:30am at a bus stop in the 7600 block of Beechnut. Police say a man and a woman waiting at the shelter were approached by two men. One showed a gun and attempted to rob the couple. When the victims said they didn't have any money, the suspects began to walk away. As the suspect with the gun was crossing the street, he turned and fired one shot striking the female. Both suspects then fled the scene on foot, police say.

The shooter, seen in the sketch, is described as a black male in his mid to late 20s with a slim build and dark complexion. He is between 5'7" and 5'8" tall and 125-140 pounds. He was wearing a black t-shirt and black shorts at the time.

The second suspect is described as a black male in his early 20s with a slim build and dark complexion. He is between 5'9" and 5'11" tall and 13-140 pounds. He was wearing a gray hooded sweater at the time.

If you have any information about this crime, or any other felony crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).
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