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Montrose shooting: Houston police searching for 2 suspects who allegedly robbed and shot man over his wallet near Westheimer

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024 7:23 PM

Eyewitness News at 6am - May 21, 2024

Eyewitness News at 6am – May 21, 2024

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Authorities say a robbery victim pleaded with two armed men before he was shot early Tuesday in the Montrose area.

The Houston Police Department said that around 1 a.m., two armed robbers approached a man at Westheimer and Ridgewood.

HPD said the suspects then took the man’s purse, but the victim followed them and told them her purse had nothing in it.

HPD Lt. JP Horelica said that’s when one of the suspects shot the victim in the leg and they both fled in a light-colored vehicle.

The victim appears to be in his 50s and is expected to recover, police said.

No other description of the suspect was provided.

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