November 15, 2012 - The fatal shooting of an armed robbery suspect at 1419 South Loop West (South Interstate Highway 610) about 6:10 p. m. on Wednesday (Nov. 14) will be referred to a Harris County grand jury.
The identity of the suspect, 20, is pending notification to family members by the Harris Count Institute of Forensic Sciences.
The male shooter, 30, was not injured in the incident.
HPD Homicide Division Officers L. Carballo and C. Hassig reported:
The armed suspect entered the Cricket Wireless store and demanded money and phones. The store owner heard the incident from his back office, retrieved his own gun and took cover in a doorway. As the suspect turned with the weapon in his hand toward the store owner, the store owner feared for his life and shot at the suspect. The suspect ran from the store and got into a waiting vehicle. He was then driven to the Kelsey Seybold Clinic in Pearland where he was pronounced dead with gunshot wounds.
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