03/27/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/27/2019 14:54
The male suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant T. Simmons and Detective S. Overstreet reported:
A man, 46, had arranged to purchase a video gaming system in an apartment complex parking lot at the above address. When he arrived, the suspect, wearing a mask and armed with a rifle, rushed the man's vehicle and opened the car door in an apparent robbery attempt.
The man, a Concealed Handgun License (CHL) holder, drew his weapon and fired, killing the robbery suspect.
Anyone with additional information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.