Illegal gun sale ends with shooting

Deputies: Gun buyers tried to rob seller

HOUSTON - A man is in the hospital after trying to rob a man in northwest Harris County.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Thursday at an apartment complex on 13035 Windfern near FM 1960.

Deputies with the Harris County Precinct 4 Constables Office sid two men went to the apartment complex to buy guns.

They met with a man in the parking lot and then robbed him. That's when the seller pulled out a gun and started shooting.

Authorities said one man suffered a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

Officials said the other man was arrested.

Police said the seller took off running before deputies arrived, and remains on the run.    

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