HPD: Robbery suspects on the run after fatally shooting man at Cloverland Park in southeast Houston

HOUSTON— The Houston Police Department is investigating after a 41-year-old man was fatally shot during a robbery in southeast Houston.

Southeast patrol officers responded to a distress call at a shopping center in the 4100 block of Reed Road around 2:45 a.m.

According to police, three men and a woman were sitting in the Cloverland Park parking lot when two men in masks approached them and demanded money. After the robbery, one of the suspects fired his gun at the vehicle.

The group was leaving the parking lot when the driver noticed the man was injured. The driver pulled into a nearby shopping center and called 911, but the passenger was pronounced dead when paramedics arrived.

Police said the suspects fled on foot in an unknown direction.