Armed Robber Points Gun at Employee’s Head; He Won’t Do That Again

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text](CBS HOUSTON – KTRK) — Eyewitness News has learned the man police say tried to rob an employee of an east Houston business this morning and has died. He was shot by an employee of that business who had a concealed weapon.[/vc_column_text][banner300 banner=”5517620b381df”][vc_column_text]

Officers were called to the Ruiz Cash n Carry store in the 1700 block of Sgt. Macario Garcia at Ave Q around 8:30am this morning.

Police say the store employee was about to enter into the store with a bag under his arm when a man approached him from behind and pointed a gun at him, demanding the bag, possibly thinking there was cash inside.

The employee, who also had a concealed handgun license was able to turn to his own gun, pull it out and fire four shots at the man. Two or three of those shots hit the man in the chest area.

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