A morning robbery in Houston, Texas turned deadly, leaving a man dead, and his killer on the run.
This is the latest on the breaking story of what appears to be a robbery gone bad.
An Early Morning Robbery
Police are still investigating, but at approximately 5:15 a.m. on April 3, a 46-year-old man began loading up his truck for work when another person, possibly a teenager, approached him.
The robber was armed and, for some still unknown reason, ended up shooting and killing the man. It is also unknown if the robber ended up taking anything.
Homicide detectives are on scene of a fatal shooting and robbery of a man at 8404 South Course. Male suspect fled scene before officers arrived. #hounews
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) April 3, 2018
Police Arrive, But the Suspect Was Gone
By the time police arrived at Bristol Court Apartments in the South Course Drive, the 46-year-old man was dead, and the robber was in the wind.
Police still do not know whether the man was targeted or a victim of convenience, or why the robber shot him. If you have any information pertaining to this crime, you can call the Houston police at (713) 884-3131.