Man fatally shot while fighting off robbers in SE Houston

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HOUSTON – A trip to the store turned deadly for one man after an attempted robbery at a convenience store in southeast Houston.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday off Almeda Genoa and Furman.

A frequent customer was at the counter paying for his things when two suspects came inside. One of the suspects held a gun to the man’s head.

A struggle ensued between them and the suspect fired the gun one time, shooting the man.

The man later died at the hospital.

As for the two suspects, they both ran outside to a man waiting in a getaway car.

Police are now looking at surveillance video.