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Police investigating after couple found injured in store parking lot

HOUSTON – Houston police are investigating what happened after a man and his wife were found needing medical attention in southeast Houston.

Officers found both had been hit with a large padlock at a corner store on Truxillo Street and Burkett Street.

Police said it happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday in the middle of the convenience store parking lot.

When officers arrived, the wife was laying in a gutter, her husband was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

Investigators said she refused to be taken to the hospital and would not cooperate with officers on what happened.

It's still unclear if they were in a fight, or they were robbed.