EAST HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -

A Good Samaritan is recovering in the hospital after being shot in a convenience store robbery.

This happened around 7:30 Monday evening at the Valero gas station on Normandy and La Riviera in East Harris County. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says that when an innocent person walked in on the robbery and then tried to intervene.

Investigators say the gunman turned and shot the good Samaritan. Paramedics rushed the victim to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies have not released a description of the shooter. The shooting is still under investigation.