West Houston gun store employees packing AR-15s turn tables on armed burglars

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HOUSTON — Employees at a gun store in west Houston turned the tables on a group of armed burglars early Tuesday.

According to Houston police, employees inside the Full Armor Firearms shop and gun range, located off of the Katy Freeway, heard burglars trying to break in around midnight.

The employees had been staying inside the store because it had been burglarized before, and this time they were armed.

The employees detained two suspects, but two more managed to get away, firing shots out the window of their getaway vehicle as they fled. One of the employees fired back with an AR-15, police said.

Police said, about 30 minutes later, a man showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the back. Police were investigating to see if he was involved in the burglary.