KATY, Texas Two Katy brothers are charged with robbing a couple of men at gunpoint after responding to their Craigslist ad.
The victims, Sean Ting and Szu Chen, placed an ad saying they wanted to buy iPhones. A man named Matt called and said he knew of some potential sellers.
Ting and Chen met with Matt who took them to an apartment complex at 1111 Houghton Road in Harris County.
The victims say two other men, both armed, were waiting for them. One suspect put a gun to Ting s head and robbed him while the other suspect robbed Chen at knifepoint, according to court documents.
While the suspects were distracted, Ting pulled out his own gun and ordered them to stop. All three took off on foot. Ting and Chen chased after them and shots were fired, but no one was hit.
They caught one of the suspects and called 911.
Harris County Sheriff s deputies arrested Sidney Diosdado at the scene.
After investigating, deputies discovered that Steven Diosdado, Sidney s brother, fit the description of the suspect who had the gun. He was picked out of a lineup by the victims.
Both brothers are charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.