Suspects sought after shootout inside east Houston Denny's

Suspects sought after shootout inside east Houston Denny's

Suspects sought after shootout inside east Houston Denny's

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by khou.com staff

khou.com

Posted on November 26, 2011 at 1:23 PM

Updated Saturday, Nov 26 at 3:49 PM

HOUSTON – Authorities are searching for suspects involved in a shootout inside a Denny’s restaurant in east Houston early Saturday.

Police said a customer was sitting inside the Denny’s in the 11900 block of East Freeway at Federal Road around 5:50 a.m. when two men with guns entered the restaurant wearing bandanas.

Authorities said the customer, who had a concealed handgun, took cover and began shooting at the suspects.

The suspects returned fire before fleeing the scene in a white minivan. The customer ran outside and fired at the suspects’ van, but they got away.

No one was injured.

Police said a white minivan with what appeared to be bullet holes was later recovered in the 1400 block of Griffin.

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