2 would-be robbers reportedly shot and killed in north Harris County

SPRING, Texas (KTRK) -- Two men were fatally shot outside of a Spring apartment complex Saturday afternoon. A Harris County Sheriff's Office captain said the men were killed in the aftermath of a robbery attempt.

According to investigators, four people were inside of a third floor apartment at the Landmark at Spring Cypress when they were confronted by the suspects. One of the occupants was armed and shot both men.

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Authorities are investigating a shooting that left two would-be robbers dead in northwest Harris County.

The shooting appears to have taken place in a stairwell. One man died outside of the building after trying to flee. The other was pronounced dead at a Woodlands hospital.

Both of the deceased are said to have been in their 20s. Their names have not been released.

Homicide detectives are investigating the double shooting.

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