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.

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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


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