League City: Shots fired in Wells Fargo parking lot

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by Chris Paschenko/ The Daily News

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Posted on February 26, 2013 at 10:59 AM

LEAGUE CITY — Shots fired Monday in a bank’s parking lot came from an armed man awakened by the sound of a vehicle burglar interrupting his morning nap, authorities said.

Police officers responded shortly before 11 a.m. to Wells Fargo, 2915 S. Gulf Freeway, to what was initially thought to be a bank robbery, League City police Sgt. Tamara Spencer said.

Police instead learned a man who had been napping in the back a pickup while armed with a .40-caliber handgun had awaked to a burglary and shot the tinted windows out of a gold Buick as the burglar fled.

It was unknown whether the victim hit the burglar, a man police described as black, slim, 25 to 30 years old and 5-feet 8-inches tall.

The victim, a 27-year-old League City resident, was asleep in the pickup as his wife parked and went inside the bank.

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