2 men shot in robbery outside Jack in the Box in north Houston

HOUSTON – Four men were robbed, two of them were shot at Thursday outside a Jack in the Box restaurant in north Houston.

Police said the four men were leaving the fast food chain on Airline Drive at Hardwicke Road. just before 1 a.m. when another man with a gun walked up and demanded their money and belongings. The men cooperated, police said, but the robber started shooting at them.

One of the men was shot in the stomach. He was taken to Ben Taub Hospital in serious condition.

Another man was shot in the arm. He was taken to Houston Northwest Medical Center in stable condition. He is expected to be OK.

The other two men were not hurt.

The shooter got away before police arrived.

Investigators are reviewing surveillance video from the restaurant for clues.