HPD: Man shot after robbery attempt at NE Houston ballroom

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HOUSTON – A man was shot after attempting to rob another man at a northeast Houston ballroom Sunday morning, according to the Houston Police Department.

Police responded to a shooting call around 1:30 a.m. at Matamoros Ballroom in the 10100 block of Jensen Road.

Upon arrival, officers learned the suspect, 20, attempted to rob the victim at gunpoint. The victim, 22, then grabbed a gun and shot the suspect.

The suspect was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital and is expected to survive.