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Crime Blog: Police seek suspect in robbery, shooting at Rosenberg pawn shop

by staff

Posted on September 16, 2010 at 4:57 PM

ROSENBERG, Texas – Police were on the hunt Thursday for a suspect in a robbery at a Rosenberg pawn shop.

It happened at Cry Baby’s Pawn Shop in the 4300 block of Avenue H around 9 a.m.

When police arrived at the scene, they found the owner of the pawn shop lying on the floor with a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Investigators said the man told them the suspect had entered the shop through the back door and physically forced him to open the safe.

After the safe was opened, the victim said there was a struggle in which he was shot.

The victim was airlifted to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

His condition was not known.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call Rosenberg Police at 832-595-3700 or Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at 281-342-TIPS.