Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot at Repair Shop


Tire store burglary goes awry because the good guys are armed.HOUSTON – A would-be robber is shot to death by a tire store owner in north Houston, and officers are searching for three suspects who got away.

The shooting took place after 8 p.m. Wednesday at the 11100 block of Bauman Road.

Police say four men tried to stage a robbery at the El Mante Tire Shop at the 11000 block of Bauman Road at approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. The store owner, who has a license to carry a concealed handgun, drew his weapon and started shooting.

One robbery suspect died in the shop, but three others escaped in a black Mercury Mountaineer with chrome rims. Read more



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.