Witness opens fire on robbery suspect, police say

Witness opens fire on robbery suspect, police say

Credit: KHOU

According to the Houston Police Department, it happened around 9 p.m. on Live Oak Street at Wichita Street.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on January 11, 2013 at 7:55 AM

HOUSTON – Police in south Houston investigated an attempted robbery that led to the shooting of the suspect late Thursday.

According to the Houston Police Department, it happened around 9 p.m. on Live Oak Street at Wichita Street.

According to Robbery Division investigators, a man tried to rob an individual who was walking down the street. Another passerby saw what was going on and stepped in to help, shooting the suspect.

Neither the shooter nor the robbery victim were injured. The robbery suspect was taken to the hospital in serious but stable condition.

Police refused to provide further information as the investigation is on-going.

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