2 shot in attempted robbery at NE Houston body shop

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on May 3, 2013 at 5:17 PM

HOUSTON -- Two men were shot in an attempted robbery at a northeast Houston body shop Friday afternoon, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials said it happened early Friday afternoon at the Big Boys Rides body shop in the 11000 block of Connor Street located near Orange Grove Drive.

Authorities said an employee and a customer suffered gunshot wounds and were transported to local hospitals. One was taken to Memorial Hermann and the other was taken to Ben Taub. Both men are listed in stable, but critical condition.

Police said after the shooting, four black males fled the scene in a white, older model Grand Prix or Bonnerville sedan.

The owner of the body shop told police they have been burglarized twice before.

This investigation is ongoing.

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