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.