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One armed customer stops four armed robbers, sending three to the hospital, one customer wounded pos

John Lott - Crime Prevention Research Center | Published on 7/26/2023
Here is dramatic defensive gun use by a civilian legally carrying a concealed handgun.

A shopper at a southeast Houston convenience store opened fire when four masked robbers stormed inside, sending three suspects to the hospital.

Houston police said at least one of the robbery suspects was armed.

HPD officers were called to a Circle K convenience store at a Valero gas station located at 8040 South Loop East at 7:55 p.m. Thursday.

According to Asst. Chief Ernest Garcia, four suspects in masks entered the store and started robbing customers at gunpoint.