Man shot in front of boss’ home while picking up money in east Harris Co., HCSO says; 2 masked suspects wanted

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A man was reportedly shot multiple times in east Harris County while picking up money from his boss Saturday evening.

According to deputies, the shooting happened in the 1400 block of Victoria Street near Frankie just before 7 p.m.

Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office say the victim and his boss were outside of the boss’ home at the time of the shooting.

Detectives at the scene added that the boss was reportedly about to pay the victim when an unknown vehicle pulled up, and the two masked men got out and shot him twice. Deputies say the victim was shot once in the head and once in the groin area.

The suspects were said to have been carrying two long rifles.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is said to be in critical condition.

Officials did not release any suspect descriptions as of Saturday night.

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