Suspect shot, killed during attempted robbery outside SW Houston bar

Suspect shot, killed during attempted robbery outside SW Houston bar

A suspect is dead after he was shot and killed while trying to rob a couple Saturday night outside of a southwest Houston bar, police said

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on March 9, 2014 at 11:36 AM

Updated Sunday, Mar 9 at 12:47 PM

HOUSTON – A suspect is dead after he was shot and killed while trying to rob a couple Saturday night outside of a southwest Houston bar, police said

According to the Houston Police Department, the husband and wife were walking across the street to Chymistry Bar & Lounge around 11:30 p.m. The bar is located in the 1000 block of Almeda Genoa near Monarch.

The male suspect walked up to the couple and held them at gunpoint, demanding cash and their belongings, police said.

Police said the husband then pulled a gun of his own and shot the suspect, who died at the scene.

The couple was not injured during the robbery. Detectives said the case will be referred to a grand jury, but do not expect any charges to be filed.

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