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