CHANNELVIEW, Texas – One robbery suspect was killed and two others are in custody Monday after they shot at deputies and barricaded themselves in a Channelview game room, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said.
Authorities said it happened off Avenue C and the East Freeway.
According to investigators, the suspects were trying to rob a game room. Deputies said they exchanged gunfire with the suspects.
Addtl update to scene on Avenue C: Armed Robbery of a game room. Two males in custody. A male, believed to be a 3rd suspect, is deceased inside the building. Unknown at this time, if he was wounded during gunfire exchange w deputy or earlier during possible encounter w security https://t.co/81aSW0R6MK— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) September 13, 2021
During the armed robbery, deputies said one guard was assaulted and injured. He was transported to a hospital and is said to be in stable condition.
No deputies were injured during the shooting, investigators said.