A Houston resident left his apartment just to get a jacket from his car when he was victimized by a pair of robbers who said goodbye by shooting him twice.
The robbers-, one a Hispanic man, the other a black, jumped on the unsuspecting victim. Houston police said the incident took place around 11 p.m. near the intersection of Long Point Road and Johanna Drive, at the King Edward Apartment complex in northwest Houston.
The pair jumped on the victim just as he was getting his jacket from the car. The suspects held him at gunpoint and demanded that he give his cash to them.
Police said the victim tried to run and escape from the pair, but he was shot twice by the suspects. First, the victim was shot in the side, then in the abdomen. The men then caught up with the victim and while he was wounded. The pair of robbers rummaged through his pockets. The Houston police added that the suspects tried to take anything they could get their hands on before escaping from the scene.
Authorities said the victim was brought to an area hospital. While he sustained wounds, he is expected to survive. The police have yet to release his identity.
Police are in active search of the suspects- with the most telling clues so far is only that one is a Hispanic guy while the other is a black man. The authorities have yet to share more descriptions of the suspects.
Anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident or anybody who could offer tips or helpful details on the suspects and their whereabouts is encouraged to call the Houston police immediately at 713-222-TIPS.
The pair of suspects remains a threat to society for as long as they are not arrested for their crime, especially since they are armed and reckless with their shots.