2 shot, 1 killed during apparent robbery in Spring, authorities say
SPRING, Texas – A suspected robber is dead after a tenant shot him in the head and he was run over by an accomplice at an apartment complex in Spring on Tuesday, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said.
Four men approached the man’s apartment around 2 p.m., Sgt. Cedrick Collier said.
The apartment tenant was able to retrieve his own weapon but one of the approaching men shot him in the chest.
The apartment tenant returned fire, shooting one of the men in the head.
“It appears they came in at least three vehicles and the suspect was ran over ... by actors involved in the robbery and he is deceased in the parking lot,” Collier said.
Authorities are still looking for the three other men. They are reviewing surveillance video from around the area.
They have not put out a description of the men’s cars.
The apartment tenant was taken to the hospital with a chest wound and is in critical but stable condition.
Collier said the man’s significant other was taken to the hospital to be treated for anxiety, but she is expected to be OK.
It’s not clear if the four men specifically targeted the apartment or what they were seeking.
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