Rolex watch sale goes wrong at Humble bank, and thief gets shot in the back by gun-toting stranger

HUMBLE, Texas (KTRK) -- A would-be watch sale ended in gunfire in Humble.

According to the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office, two men started in an online transaction, with one man selling a collection of Rolex watches. The buyer and seller agreed to meet at a bank in the 21300 block of Aldine Westfield.

When the collection of watches was on display, the would-be buyer stole them and took off.

The seller alerted people in the area as the thief escaped the bank. Authorities say a stranger saw the man running, pulled out a handgun and shot the alleged buyer in the back.

Officers are currently looking for the man who was shot.

The stranger who shot him has been detained by officials.

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