HOUSTON - A man was beaten and his girlfriend was injured during an armed robbery outside of their apartment in north Houston.

Around 2 a.m. three black males reportedly demanded money and beat the Hispanic male in the apartment parking lot on Aldine Westfield and FM 1960.

The man's girlfriend came outside after hearing the commotion. One of the suspects then shot three times at the woman. A bullet grazed her head but did not penetrate, authorities said.

The suspects fled the scene shortly after. According to Harris County deputies, the suspects fit the descriptions of suspects in other recent crimes.

The woman was transported to the hospital in stable condition. The man was treated at the scene by EMS and was released.